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Fraudulent credit cards uncovered after speeder stopped on 401

Fraud and racing charges have been handed down to a Quebec man after an incident in South Stormont.
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Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (Photo/ OPP)

A 29-year-old Laval man is facing multiple charges after OPP spotted a vehicle travelling 158 km/hr on Hwy 401 in South Stormont Township.

That car was stopped just before 5 p.m., Thursday.

The vehicle was impounded and the driver's license was suspended for a week.

After further investigation, officers seized several fraudulent credit cards and some suspected marijuana.

Michael Ermilus is charged with:

- Possession Credit Card (seven counts)
- Fraud Under $5,000 (four counts)
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Possession of Property obtained by crime, under $5,000
- Race a Motor Vehicle

He was held in custody pending an appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall, Friday.

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