Family of four wanted in connection with hotel fraud

A family of four, traveling with Irish and British passports, are wanted for questioning by Ottawa police in connection with 20 incidents of hotel fraud.

According to police, since August 4, 2017 the couple, identified as Teresa and John Moorehouse, have made complaints about their rooms in an attempt to have it comped or they would leave without making final payment.

Traveling with their two teenage sons, the family stands accused of scamming multiple hotels and bed and breakfasts throughout the Ottawa region. Teresa is 42-years-old with blonde hair and stands at 5’7. John is 44-years-old with light brown hair and stands at 6’2. Both speak with an irish accent.

Anyone with information should contact the Ottawa Police Fraud Unit at 613-236-1222 ext 5492.

Read the full story over at CTV News Ottawa.

This story was summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.

Devin Jones is the head writer and social media producer at Canadian Fraud News. Devin was raised in Toronto and is a graduate of the Ryerson University journalism program. As a former Digital Media editor at the Ryerson Review of Journalism, you can find Devin camera and coffee in hand, at his home photo studio.

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