Suspect arrested in bank fraud investigation

Windsor Police Service News Update
Friday, April 12, 2024
Case #: 24-39318
Suspect arrested in bank fraud investigation


The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 39-year-old male in connection to a bank fraud investigation.

On April 9, 2024, the suspect entered a financial institution in the 3200 block of Dougall Ave. He presented a fraudulent bank draft, valued at over $100,000, in an attempt to purchase a gold bar. The employee was suspicious of the bank draft and asked the suspect to return another day to complete the transaction.

After contacting the bank named on the draft, employees confirmed that the document was fraudulent and filed a police report.

On April 10, 2024, the suspect returned. At this time, the business contacted police and officers attended the business to arrest the suspect.

David Yake has been charged with uttering a forged document, fraud over $5,000, and possession of fraudulent identification.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police Service Financial Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4330. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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