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RCMP charge two with re-VINing vehicles

Alberta RCMP’s Auto Theft Unit has charged two men with re-VINing Vehicles.

Back in early November, police began an investigation into vehicles that were being re-VINed and registered in Airdrie, Strathcona County, and Edmonton. This investigation led to police executing a search warrant in Edmonton.

The search had police recover a Lexus RX350, Porsche Macan, Toyota Highlander, Dodge Durango, and an Audi A7. According to police, all of these vehicles had been re-VINed with a total value of around $160,000.

The RCMP also seized a total of $100,000 in cash during the search.

Ahmad Imran, a 29-year-old Edmonton resident, has been charged with:

  • Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x3)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Fraudulent Concealment

Charise Arthur-Hiscock, 34, was charged with:

  • Uttering a Forged Document (x2)
  • Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime
  • Fraudulent Concealment
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Both of these men were released from custody with their court dates set for January 22 at the Alberta Court of Justice in Edmonton.

Below: An image of one of re-VINed vehicles, provided by Alberta RCMP.

One of re-VINed vehicles, provided by Alberta RCMP.
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