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Two Quebec residents charged in alleged fraud at Waterloo bank

Bank staff alerted police after a person attempted to open an account using fraudulent identification
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Two residents of Quebec are facing charges following a fraud incident at a bank in Uptown Waterloo.

The incident was reported to police on Monday afternoon.

Staff at the bank, located at King Street South and William Street, called in a fraud in progress.

It's alleged a person tried to open a bank account using fraudulent identification.

A 21-year-old woman and 26-year-old man have been charged with fraud under $5,000. The female suspect was also charged with identity theft, identity fraud, possession of an identity document, uttering a forged document (two counts) and possession of a counterfeit mark (two counts).

Both of the accused were held in custody for a bail hearing.

Waterloo Regional Police also point out additional charges are anticipated.

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