Ottawa Police Charge DANIEL MACKAY in Parking Spot Fraud Scam 022218

Arrest Warrant for a parking scam suspect

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit has issued an arrest warrant for Daniel MacKAY, 32 of Ottawa, for Fraud Under $5000 and Breaching his Recognizance.

Between December 2017 and January 2018, MacKAY was placing advertisements on-line, renting parking spots in the downtown core and accepting money for those spots that did not exist.

MacKAY is described as a white male, 6’ (183 cm), 185 lbs (84 kg), medium build, brown hair balding.  (view picture)

The Ottawa Police Service are concerned that there are other victims. If you have been a victim of this offence, please report the incident on-line at

The Organized Fraud Unit would like to remind consumers to be vigilant when purchasing items on-line from unknown persons.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Organized Fraud Unit at 613-236-1222, ext.5433.

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