Three Quebec men charged with fraud in Halifax after hotel staff alert police

Halifax Regional Police say three Quebec men are facing several charges after being arrested at a Halifax hotel.

Police were contacted early Monday afternoon by hotel employees who reported a fraud involving a credit card that was used to book a room online.

Officers arrested the trio that night in a hotel room.

“Through the course of the investigation, police located and seized a number of brand new cell phones and accessories, store gift cards, multiple pieces of government-issued identification in various names, credit cards and a Visa gift card,” says a news release.

The charges against Emmanuel Kwakwah, 32, Allan Lochard, 20, and Lion Vernon, 27, include fraud under $5000, identity theft, identity fraud and conspiracy to commit an offence.

Read the full story over at Halifax Today.

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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