Man charged with credit card fraud after hospital telethon

Even a telethon for a worthy cause can lead to trouble. Tony Lofaro reports:

An Ottawa man is facing several charges after a police investigation into stolen credit card data at a hospital telethon in May.

The Ottawa police organized fraud unit began its investigation after a report of stolen credit card data being used to perform numerous fraudulent purchases. Police said the investigation also revealed that a suspect obtained personal identification belonging to unsuspecting persons and was in possession of prohibited weapons.

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