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Police seek Burnaby man wanted for fraud
A 51-year-old Burnaby man is being sought Canada-wide by Vancouver Police for fraud.
Hong Dong is believed to have found his victims from the Lower Mainland and Greater Toronto area when they placed advertisements on Chinese websites looking for someone to exchange money.
He is now wanted for five counts of fraud over $5,000 in relation to a series of fraudulent currency exchanges, police say.
The public is reminded to be cautious when making money exchanges with individuals they do not know or meet online.
Attempts by police to locate and arrest Dong have been unsuccessful and investigators believe he may have fled the country.
Anyone with information regarding Hong Dong or his whereabouts is asked to contact Vancouver Police at 604-717-3459 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.