Nova Scotia

2 arrested for cell phone fraud in Halifax

Halifax police arrested two people from Quebec after they allegedly attempted to buy cellphones with false identification.

Quebec man and woman accused of using false ID

A man from Quebec appeared in a Halifax court Monday to answer fraud charges. (CBC)

Halifax police arrested two people from Quebec after they allegedly attempted to buy cell phones with false identification. 

Const. Pierre Bourdages says Halifax police received calls from three cell phone stores on Sunday afternoon. Bourdages says all three stores reported that a man and a woman were trying to buy high-end cell phones with false identification.

Police say a 20-year-old man from Montreal and an 18-year-old woman from Pierrefonds were arrested at a hotel. 

Police say they seized cell phones and numerous sets of false identification. Bourdages says they are facing numerous fraud charges.

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