Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a woman they allege used stolen identification to secure a payday loan. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP searching for woman who allegedly used stolen ID to obtain loan

Police allege suspect used identification stolen last fall in the Comox Valley

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman suspected of using stolen identification to secure a payday loan from a business in Nanaimo.

The fraud happened Feb. 17 when the suspect allegedly used ID that was stolen from a vehicle parked in the Comox Valley in September. Several days following that theft, a thief or thieves fraudulently purchased upward of $2,500 of products from businesses throughout the Comox Valley.

The female suspect is caucasian, 30-40 years old, with a thin build and has long black hair. Anyone with information about the identity of the person is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.

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