In March 2018, the Surrey RCMP’s District 4 Community Response Unit (CRU) began an investigation into an alleged fraud and forgery operation. The investigation culminated in a search warrant being executed at a residence in the 18900 block of 64 Avenue on June 15, 2018. Investigators believe that individuals at this residence were forging documents and credit cards using stolen data.
During their search of the residence, investigators located and seized a significant amount of evidence including:
· Thousands of identity cards, identity documents, and stolen mail
· 5 printers and 2 embossers allegedly used to forge credit cards and identification
· 9 laptop computers and embossers believed to contain stolen personal information
· 1 airsoft rifle and 1 airsoft handgun
Eight people were arrested during the investigation, each allegedly found to be in possession of fraudulent identification and credit cards. Charges have not been laid at this time as the investigation is on-going.
If you have any information related to this investigation call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca