A Mississauga man is being accused of using at least 17 fake identities as he applied for loans from banks and credit card companies in Toronto.

The 32-year-old suspect was allegedly armed with forged documents, including fake government-issued identification, when he applied for the credit.

Investigators said they are also looking a second man who is considered a "person of interest."

Police released the 17 names to the public and are asking anyone who may have the same name to call investigators immediately as they may have been a victim of identity theft.

Those 17 names are:


  • Furqan Abid
  • Farooq Abli
  • Bahrooz Ahmed
  • Jawad Akhtar
  • Jamal Akram
  • Shakeel Ali
  • Bilal Asgar
  • Noor Aslam
  • Jonaid Kayani
  • Emraan Khaan
  • Hasan Mansoor
  • Inam Mustafa
  • Sheryar Rahman
  • Tanvir Raja
  • Peter Sangher
  • Zaheer Shah
  • Nujam Sido

Police say their investigation is ongoing as they believe there may be more victims.

Zeeshan Baz, 32, is charged with 16 counts of possession of property obtained by crime, as well as several counts of fraud and uttering forged documents.