KAWARTHA LAKES-Durham Regional Police has charged a 25-year-old woman with several charges after she allegedly impersonated a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN).
Members of the Major Crime Fraud Unit made an arrest on March 8th in the investigation of a female suspect applying for jobs as an RPN with alleged fraudulent documentation. Police say the suspect had documentation from various governing bodies which she claimed were hers.
Police say the suspect is not registered with the College of Nurses and was employed as an RPN by at least four senior retirement and long-term care residences throughout the GTA since 2021.
Police have released a photo of the suspect as investigators say they want to ensure there are no further victims.
Aaliyah-Elizabeth Sampat, age 25, of Oshawa is charged with eleven offences, including: Fraud Over $5000 x4; Utter Forged Document x2; Personation with Intent and Possess Identity Information with Inference of Fraud.
She was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Tisi of the Financial Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5279.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.