Michael Adam Lemke, 33, wanted in
ongoing apartment Fraud investigation,
Photograph of man released
Broadcast time: 14:26
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Case #: 2017-9016064
The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance locating a man wanted in an investigation into multiple counts of Fraud.
It is alleged that:
- the man rented a condo in Toronto, then posted an online advertisement offering a room within his unit for rent
- multiple prospective tenants responded to the advertisement and transferred money to the man on the assumption that the room was their's to rent
- once the deposit was received, the man would stop communicating with the prospective tenants
- in a few instances, a partial reimbursement was sent back to the "renters" upon their demand, however the man issued various excuses as to why he was unable to issue a full repayment
- the man would often use his real name but, in some instances, he used an alias
- the man has been identified as Michael Adam Lemke, 33, of Toronto
- he also used the names Michael Krug, or Mike Lemke
His photograph has been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Lubomir Panayotov, 14 Division