Sault’s former fire chief retains lawyer after fraud accusation

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Sault Ste. Marie’s former fire chief wasn’t in court Monday for his first scheduled appearance on fraud-related charges.

Michael Figliola’s matter was put over until Sept. 18 so that his recently retained lawyer, Michael Lacy, of Toronto, can receive and review the Crown’s disclosure.

Figliola, 58, was charged August 1 with fraud, uttering a forged document and breach of trust by a public official.

The charges followed a seven-month criminal investigation conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.