Fraud prevented, 2 men charged


Two men are behind bars and will be facing numerous charges.  Medicine Hat Police say they were notified by a local bank about suspicious activity involving appointments for bank loans.  Police Priority Street Crimes and Organized Crime Unit members say they conducted surveillance on Tuesday afternoon and that resulted in the arrest of the pair.  Investigators say when the accused were arrested, they were found to have numerous fraudulent ID’s on them.  Police add that they are still working to positively identify the two men in custody.  It’s estimated that a fraud of about $95,000 was prevented