Front Burner

What an alleged 'prolific' fraudster reveals about identity theft in Canada

Today on Front Burner, CBC’s John Lancaster reports on the story of an alleged “prolific” identity thief and explains just how prevalent this type of fraud is, and how devastating it can be for Canadians.
Deborah Oguntoyinbo is accused of stealing the identities of other women (York Regional Police)
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Today on Front Burner, the story of an alleged "professional" identity thief who is facing over 50 fraud-related charges, and accused of stealing the identities of some 20 women by creating forged identification documents and racking up big bills. In this episode, guest host Elamin Abdelmahmoud speaks with CBC senior reporter John Lancaster about how prevalent identity theft is, and how devastating it can be for Canadians.

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