On Camera: Taxi Fraud


Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspect involved in an incident of fraud.

The Sault Ste Marie Police Service has seen an increase of taxi fraud occurring throughout the city.

These incidents effect not only the taxi companies but the people that use the service by tying up the cabs and driving up cost.

On the 16th of May 2017 at around 2:45 pm a taxi company picked up two female suspects at two locations in the west end of town and dropped them off at the Scotia Bank entrance of the Station Mall.

The suspects got out of the cab without paying for a $30.00 fare and went into the mall.

The incident was caught on video surveillance and the video can be viewed on our YouTube page by searching “SSM & Algoma Crime Stoppers”.

If you can identify these suspects you may be eligible for a cash reward.

If you have information on this crime or any other crime call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477. Type a tip through our website at www.saultcrimestoppers.com or text the keyword SSM along with your tip to 274637.