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Media Release

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


Mississauga Man Arrested for Fraudulently Obtaining Narcotics

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:

  • Utter forged document (4 counts)
  • Possession of forged documents (9 counts)
  • Identity theft
  • Possession for the purpose – Schedule I
  • Breach of recognizance

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.