Charges Laid Against Burlington Man in Relation to Lengthy Fraud Investigation

Posted On Tuesday October 12, 2021

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested a male in relation to a lengthy fraud investigation dating back to 2019.  The accused solicited loans and promised victims that their investments would yield significantly high returns in a short period of time, which never materialized.  Eight victims provided the accused with over $600,000.00, however they were never refunded.

On October 7, 2021, members of the HRPS Regional Fraud Unit made an arrest in relation to the investigation.

Brian Kumar (48) of Burlington has been charged with:

  • Fraud Over $5000 (8 counts)

Kumar was released on an Undertaking.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to contact the Fraud Intake office at 905-465-8741.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

 

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca