Kathy Tomlinson reports:
Two B.C. people who are victims of identity theft are speaking out in frustration with the justice system.
Mark Gorst and Shannon Werry have ample evidence indicating who the thief is, but even so, RCMP have told them charges won’t be laid.
“It’s frustrating … and there is a lot of anger,” said Werry. “Because you know who it is — and you have the proof that you need — and nothing happens.”
“I didn’t know most of the money was stolen — until two years afterward,” said Gorst. “We’ve been told — because it’s been such a time delay — the statute of limitations on certain crimes means I am on the hook for everything.”
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