Man arrested for selling fake bus passes on Kijiji

Saint John Police are warning about fraud on the online classified site Kijiji regarding the sale of city bus passes.

Saint John Police received a complaint over transit passes sold online

Saint John Police are warning about fraud after fake city bus passes were sold on the online classified site Kijiji.

The police launched an investigation after one person complained about fraudulent bus passes being advertised on the website.

Undercover police officers contacted the seller listed on the Kijiji posting and arranged a meeting.

When the seller produced the fake transit passes, he was arrested and taken into police custody.

The man will appear in court on Thursday morning.

Police are encouraging anyone else who may have purchased a fraudulent bus pass to come forward.