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"I'm tired and tired": Victims suspected of mobile fraud try to get the item back

Harrison Brown planned to move toTorontoand hired a moving company, All You Can Move, at an affordable price in May.

The mover arrived in Milton to pack up his luggage and thought he would meet the item again at his home in Toronto, but Brown said he received a call along the way. An accountant for a company that demands more money.

"I received a call from an accountant saying that I had to make an unpaid payment with an electronic funds transfer of just under $ 3,000," Browne said.

"I was like'this is ridiculous'."

Brown said the company wouldn't return his item until he paid. ..

"[They] yours are our property, essentially until you pay that amount," he said.

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"Finally clicked ... this is not standard business practice. I was scammed.

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Brown said he had contacted police and a week after the incident, Const. Christopher Long connected with him and informed him that he was one of at least 22 victims.

"They get them at a low price, and unfortunately when they get items on the truck, and when the truck is in motion, they do what they originally expected. I get a call saying I'm borrowing a thousand, and some people can't afford it, "Long said.

"[Victims] are everywhere in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia."

Two Toronto men associated with a move fraud

Police said the man runs a business under several names:

• 12282569CanadaInc.
• O'CanadaMovers
• RoadwayMovingand StorageInc.
• SafeBoundMovingand StorageInc.
• CanadianPrincipalMovers
• AllYouCanMove
• RightonTrackMoving
• New Vision Move
• Greenway Move

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Police said on June 24, police executed a search order in Bellamy Road and Progress Avenue Area.

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Police said two Toronto men were arrested: Cemal Ozturk and Dogan Celik, both 30 years old.

Police have four impersonations, four over $ 5,000 fraud, four over $ 5,000 mischief, four criminal and prosecution plots. He said he was charged with possession of.

News Release – Two men arrested for moving fraud and wanted a woman, Amethyst Jones, 27https://t.co/r9ELkKnB8s pic .twitter.com/ HodkLorA62

— Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice)June 27, 2022

According to police They appeared in court on Friday.

"Investigators believe that there may be more casualties and are encouraged to contact police in Division 41," the release read.

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In the latest information on Monday, police said investigators "identified another person suspected of being involved in this fraud."

27-year-old Toronto-based amethyst Jones owns property gained from four-count camouflage, four-count over $ 5,000 fraud, four-count over $ 5,000 mischief, and four-count crime. Is required. A plot to commit a prosecutable crime.

Police added that they "recovered a significant amount" of items believed to have come from the victim.

For a long time, some of these items were said to contain more than 12 personal belongings.

"Their belongings are there. The family heirloom that has passed for a long time. It is irreplaceable," he said.

Brown said he has relied on donations from his family and friends for the past month and a half.

"I'm exhausted .... I'm just tired and tired .... All my furniture. All my clothes. All my kitchen stuff. I'm in Toronto. Everything that was about to start building a new life, "he said.

"Do as much research as you can. If it's too good to be true, it's probably the case."

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