600 TTC workers eyed in benefits fraud investigation: total claims in alleged scheme $5.1 million

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More than 5 per cent of all TTC employees — some 600 people — are being investigated for involvement in an ongoing benefits fraud scandal, the city’s auditor general says. An annual report from auditor general Beverly Romeo-Beehler released Friday morning reveals for the first time the large scale of the investigation that was announced last year, now saying the false health-benefits claims totalled more than $5.1 million. The auditor said that although more than 600 employees are being investigated, the total number of fraudulent claims is still to be determined.

By: Jennifer Pagliaro
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