Fraud charge laid against veteran Calgary police officer

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A Calgary police officer who has been on the force for 21 years has been charged with fraud. A fellow officer noticed a suspicious charge on his personal credit card — which was traced back to Const. Chris Sudu, 48, who had once worked with the officer.

Police officer is co-operating

After an investigation by the force’s internal anti-corruption unit — and consultations with the Edmonton Crown prosecution office — Sudu was charged with fraud under $5,000. It was determined to be a one-time incident and the officer is co-operating, police say. Sudu, who was already on an unrelated leave, remains off the job.

Read more at CBC News.

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.