Broadcast time: 15:50
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Case #: 2018-1543377
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a fraud investigation.
It is alleged that:
- a man operating under the alias of "Ignacio Onassis" offered behavioural counselling sessions
- the man advertised that he had specific qualifications and certifications, which were fraudulent
On Monday, August 21, 2018, Ignacio Simmons, 48, of Toronto was charged with:
1. Fraud Under $5000
2. False Pretence
He is scheduled to appear in court, at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Friday, February 22, 2019.
As a result of further investigation, police now believe there may be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Stephen Manson-Hing, 41 Division