A Quebec woman faces several charges after she was caught Monday trying to open a fraudulent account at a Guelph bank.
Approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday police were called to a bank on Speedvale Avenue West. Staff were suspicious of a woman who was trying to open an account.
The woman was stopped by police as she left the bank. She identified herself with a fake name and presented a driver’s licence later determined to be fraudulent. Investigation also determined she was breaching conditions of an earlier release order.
The 33-year-old is charged with identity theft, fraud under $5,000, obstruct police, breaching a release order and two counts each of possessing identity documents and using forged documents. She was held for a bail hearing Tuesday.