Whitby Couple Face Numerous Fraud Charges
A Whitby couple have been arrested and are facing numerous fraud and theft-related charges after defrauding several Home Depot stores in Durham Region.
On January 1, 2024, it was reported to DRPS that the suspects have targeted several Home Depot stores in Ajax, Pickering, Whitby and Clarington on seven different occasions commencing July 2023. The suspects would make a purchase and then return to the store with the receipt and walk out with similar stolen items. They would also switch price tags on items and defraud the store.
Khutaja REVURU, age 53 and Krishna REVURU, age 50 both of Whitby, face a total of 28 charges which include: Theft Under $5,000, Fraud Under $5,000 and Possess Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
They were released on an undertaking.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Chapman of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5352.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation. These allegations have yet to be proven in court.