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RCMP investigate significant ATM fraud incident on Vancouver Island (PHOTOS)


Port Alberni RCMP, Nanaimo RCMP and CrimeStoppers are coordinating to locate a suspect who withdrew a large amount of cash from a victim’s bank account.

At around 1:33 a.m. on March 15th, the suspect accessed the victim’s account at the TD Canada Trust located on 3rd St in Port Alberni.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, the withdrawal caused significant financial distress to the victim.

Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect making the fraudulent transaction.

(Nanaimo RCMP)
(Nanaimo RCMP)

Anyone with information about the suspect or this incident is asked to contact contact Cst Marciano of the Port Alberni RCMP at 250-723-2424.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at or call 1-800-222-8477.

Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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