The Edmonton Police Service has charged a former bank employee with various fraud-related offences in connection to a series of unauthorized financial transactions in 2018.
It is alleged that between May and August 2018, Heena Shah, 32, committed multiple fraudulent transactions under a different name that totalled approximately $35,000, while employed as a Financial Services Representative at an area bank.
The accused was arrested on Tuesday, May 27, 2019, and charged with theft over $5,000, identity fraud with intent to gain the advantage for themselves, breach of trust and unauthorized use of a computer.
Shah is scheduled to make her first court appearance on June 19, 2019.
In the meantime, police are warning employers in the financial industry or other businesses looking to fill positions responsible for handling cash, to be aware of this individual and the criminal charges she’s facing.