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Rip off artist using fake credit cards

TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON – Police are searching for a man using a fake credit card in Fergus.
Two businesses in Fergus have fell victim to the fraud after a man gave them a false credit card number that was later declined.
Police are asking for any help from the public to identify the fraudster. An eye witness estimates he is about 25 years old, white, approximately 5’11” and slim build.
At the time of the fraud he appeared to be wearing a black parka with a fur collar, a dark red RVCA ball cap and white sunglasses. He was also seen driving a dark hunter green Mazda Protégé.
If anyone has any information about the crime please call  Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.