Thu. Aug 18th, 2022

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A woman is the latest to be arrested in an alleged moving scam.

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Toronto Police officers from 41 Division executed search warrants on June 24 in Scarborough – near Bellamy Rd. and Progress Ave. – and arrested two men.

On Tuesday, Amethyst Jones, 27, of Toronto, turned herself in to police.

Police say the suspect is charged with 22 counts of false pretense; 22 counts of fraud over $ 5,000; 22 counts of mischief over $ 5,000; 22 counts of possession of property obtained by crime; and conspiracy to commit indictable offense.

She was expected to appear in Toronto East Courts on Wednesday via video link.

Police say as part of this investigation, officers recovered a substantial amount of personal items believed to be from victims and it will take some time to sort through the property and return it to the owners.

Victims can claim these items by contacting investigators at 416-808-4100.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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