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Man charged for alleged B.C. identity fraud spree awaits bail hearing

The alleged incidents took place across the Lower Mainland.
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A man is being accused of committing identity fraud around B.C.

A man who allegedly went on a crime spree of identity fraud around B.C. is currently awaiting his bail hearing.

Eric Arsen Frendian was charged with 35 counts for allegedly using forged documents and defrauding the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) from October to December 2019.

The alleged incidents took place in Richmond, Vancouver, New Westminster, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, West Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Port Coquitlam and Whistler, according to court documents.

Frendian is currently in custody following his arrest.

He appeared by video in Richmond Provincial Court on the morning of March 22 for his bail hearing, but it was adjourned until April 5.

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