RCMP allege more than $1.2 million in public money was fraudulently obtained by a former co-manager for the Kashechewan First Nation in northwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2012. Giuseppe (Joe) Crupi, 50, from Thunder Bay, Ontario, has been charged with fraud following an investigation. The money came from a program that was meant to provide breakfasts for about 400 elementary school children on the First Nation. The RCMP allege Crupi took close to $700,000 of this money for his personal use.
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