LONDON, ON, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - The London Detachment of the Royal
Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has filed criminal charges against Mr.
Joseph Fontana, the Mayor of the City of London, Ontario.
In October, 2012, the RCMP was contacted by the House of Commons in
regards to an alleged inappropriate use of funds by Mr. Fontana while
he was serving as a Member of Parliament in 2005.
As the result of the investigation, Mr. Joseph Fontana has been charged
with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:
Breach of Trust by Public Officer, contrary to section 122 CC
Fraud Under $5000 contrary to section 380 (1)(b) CC
Uttering Forged Documents contrary to section 368 CC
Mr. Fontana is scheduled to appear at the London Provincial Court House
on January 08, 2013.
SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
For further information:
Sgt. Richard Rollings
Media Relations Coordinator
RCMP "O" Division
Office: (519) 640-7302
Cell: (416) 992-4409