Mike Figliola, the former Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. fire chief, has been charged with fraud.
Alongside fraud, the 58-year-old has been charged with uttering a forged document and breach of trust by a public official.
The OPP launched their investigation in December 2016 at the request of Sault Ste. Marie police.
While Figliola held the chief position, he scrapped a firefighter’s eligibility waiting list and developed a three-year realignment plan that reduced the number of firefighters through attrition and increased the number of paramedics and supervisors to meet the growing workload there.
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