OPP Police Press Releases

$200,000 HVAC Scam

(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) – On Saturday, December 12, 2020, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Oxford County OPP Crime Unit charged an individual after investigating several allegations of fraud at a North Street East, Tillsonburg address.

It was determined that between Saturday, September 1, 2018, and Tuesday, January 21, 2020, police investigated several complaints of fraud involving a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning business.

As a result, members of the Oxford County OPP Crime Unit arrested and charged 53-year-old Steve Joseph George BLONDIN of Richmond Hill, Ontario with fraud under $5,000 and three counts of fraud over $5,000.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Woodstock at a later date.

Anyone that may have any additional information surrounding this investigation is being asked to contact the Oxford County OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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