Large Quantity of Computers Seized,
Man faces 45 property and proceeds of crime charges,
Fahad Mohammed, 42, arrested
Broadcast time: 07:30
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Case #: 2019-780264
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in an investigation into a large quantity of stolen Apple Mac computers.
It is alleged that:
- a man was found in possession of and and selling stolen computers
Members of 14 Division Major Crime Unit commenced an investigation and obtained search warrants at two separate addresses associated to the man.
- a storefront at 2667 Islington Avenue
- a residence in the area of Islington Ave. and Highway 401
A search of the addresses is alleged to have yielded:
- 190 Mac computers
- $32,640 in cash
Fahad Mohammed, 42, of Toronto has been arrested and charged with:
1) 42 Counts of Possession of property Obtained by Crime Under
2) 2 Counts of Traffic in Property Obtained by Crime
3) Possession of proceeds of Crime
He was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 2201 Finch Avenue West, 10:00 a.m.
A total of 42 of the stolen computers have since been returned to the rightful owners, many of whom were students. The investigation is ongoing.
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, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Clayton Adams, 14 Division - Major Crime Unit