Release Date: November 8th, 2018 - 3:20pm
Originator: Detective Mirko Pavic, Regional Fraud Unit, 905-825-4777 ext. 8738
Contact: D/Constable Mark Murray, Regional Fraud Unit, 905-825-4777 ext. 8734
Location: Halton Region
In September 2018, members of the Halton Regional Police Service Fraud Unit commenced an investigation into a person of interest in connection with a series of pharmacy frauds throughout the region.
On November 7, 2018, Ali KHATIB (22) of Mississauga, was arrested after he fraudulently obtained narcotics from a pharmacy in Milton. A subsequent search warrant was executed at KHATIB’s residence. As a result, KHATIB was charged with following:
KHATIB was held for bail.
Tips can also be submitted 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.