Male Facing Numerous Fraud Charges in Bowmanville

A 44-year-old male is facing several fraud related charges after using fraudulent identification in an attempt to obtain money.

On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at approximately 2:40 p.m., members from East Division attended 680 Longworth Avenue for a male who was attempting to withdraw funds from a bank account belonging to another person.   After he was unsuccessful at withdrawing the money, he attended another bank and approached a teller with fraudulent identification and made a second attempt.  Police were called and the male was arrested on scene.

Jason WEISS, age 44, from London Ontario is charged with: Attempt Fraud x2, Personation with Intent x2, Possession of an Identify Document x2, Possession of Identity Document, Forgery and Fail to Comply with Release Order x2.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Kane of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5371.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.


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