For Release: October 01, 2012

Originator: Sergeant Dave Cross - Media Relations Officer - 905 825-4899

Contact: Detective Constable Tiffany St. Denis - Regional Fraud Unit - 905 465-8745

Location: Halton Region


Halton Police Seek Public Assistance in Locating Wanted Man

The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted person.
 
John MARSALES is currently wanted by the Halton Regional Police Service and the Hamilton Police Service for multiple counts of Fraud and Identity Theft. 
 
The accused is alleged to have been directly involved in the compromise of bank accounts throughout numerous jurisdictions in the Province of Ontario including Halton, Hamilton, Toronto, Guelph, Waterloo, Orangeville, Erin and Collingwood.  He has obtained the personal information of multiple banking customers, 'took over' their bank accounts and withdrew funds without their knowledge.
 
John MARSALES is 61 years old, 5’9” tall and weighs 223 lbs.
 
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of John Marsales is encouraged to contact Detective Constable Tiffany St. Denis of the Regional Fraud Unit at (905) 465-8745 or Detective Jeff Byers of the Hamilton Police Service - Major Fraud Unit at (905)546-4603, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637(crimes).
 
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