Fraud charges in relation to Ottawa based Day Care
(Ottawa) —The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit arrested and charged a male following a complaint of fraud allegations.
In June 2019, an investigation began following complaints that an Ottawa-based Day Care, which is a non-profit charitable organization, had been defrauded of over $200,000.
The suspect, a former employee, in their role as the Financial Coordinator with the day care, had access to the company payroll, company cheques, and the company credit card. The suspect made unauthorized payments and transactions for personal gain between 2010-2016.
The Day Care was cooperative and assisted with the police investigation.
On December 5th, the Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit has charged Vasilios (Bill) POLYMENAKOS, 50 years old, of Gatineau with Fraud exceeding $5000
POLYMENAKOS is scheduled to appear in court on January 9th, 2020.