RCMP charge Kentville man for dating app fraud

SASKATOON,SK—MARCH 6/2019—9999 Spec RCMP – RCMP vehicle in North Battleford, SK. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (MATT SMITH/THE STAR PHOENIX)

Kings District RCMP have arrested a Kentville man after a complex fraud investigation. The investigation determined that a man was using an online dating app to meet and defrauds victims, often using online banking.

On October 6, police arrested Tyler Janz Fairrae, 26, of Kentville. Fairrea has been charged with Fraud under $5000, Identity Fraud and Uttering a Forged Document. Fairrae was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on December 22.

Investigators feel there may be additional victims in the area. Anyone who feels they could be a victim, or has concerns about someone else who could be a victim, is encouraged to contact Kings District RCMP at 902-679-555 in New Minas and 902-765-3317 in Kingston. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

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