Accused sought by police

Identity theft suspect is wanted by the RCMP on Vancouver Island

The Nanaimo RCMP and the Vancouver Island District General Investigation Section are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a woman they believe is responsible for several instances of identity theft.

Nanaimo RCMP Const. Gary O’Brien said 35-year- old Mistie Claudia Goulet has been wanted since Jan. 4,  when a warrant was issued for her arrest for two counts of fraud,  possession of stolen property and personation. Police allege Goulet was actively involved  in numerous identity theft and fraud offences throughout Vancouver Island between October of 2010 and June of 2011.

Goulet is believed to be in Nanaimo. She is a white female, five feet, three inches in height and 106 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. She also has a number of tattoos on her arms, waist and ankles.  Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345, Vancouver Island GIS at 250-331-6008  or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.