More charges have been laid in connection to an ongoing bank fraud investigation in HRM.

Fifty-four-year-old Wade Lance Day of Montreal is now facing a total of 64 fraud related charges consisting of using forged documents, uttering forged documents, identity theft, identity theft to gain advantage and identity theft to cause disadvantage.

Police were called on October 22 after several financial institutions became suspicious of a customer’s bank account applications.

Officers discovered the man in question was in possession of fake identification and was using it to apply for bank accounts.

On October 25, the suspect was arrested as he was attempting to open another account using the same false identification.