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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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.