OPP charge former LCBO Employee With Fraud

LINDSAY, ON, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch has charged a former employee of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario with numerous criminal offences.

Following a complaint received by the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario, an investigation was commenced into allegations involving the misappropriation of funds within the LCBO.

Francois AGOSTINI, 58, of Toronto has been charged Breach of Trust, Fraud Over $5000, Theft Over $5000, Utter Forged Documents (2 counts), Falsify Books (2 counts), Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, and Money Laundering.

He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto, Ontario on June 25, 2012.                

For further information:

Contact:  Detective Staff Sergeant Tom Whittaker
Anti-Rackets Branch 
Phone:  705-329-6427

www.opp.ca