In June of 2022, detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Central Fraud Unit began a fraud investigation involving a woman allegedly using family and friends’ identification information to obtain credit.
The investigation related to a period between 2020-2022. The investigation determined that more than $30,679.86 was fraudulently obtained from 14 victims.
As a result of the investigation detectives identified a suspect. On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, detectives arrested 46-year-old Christina Thompson-Brown of Niagara Falls for the criminal offences of:
Fraud Over $5000 Identity Theft
Thompson-Brown was held for bail and released with conditions. Her next court date is December 20, 2022, at the Robert S. K. Welch courthouse in St. Catharines.
Anyone who may have information about this investigation are being requested to contact detectives by calling 905-688-4111, extension 1009052.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.
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