Former cop faces fraud charges 0
TORONTO - A former Collingwood police officer faces charges of fraud, in connection with an investigation by Toronto Police at York University.
Michaelo Markicevic was charged Thursday morning with two counts of fraud, as well as laundering the proceeds of crime.
The 53-year-old Duntroon resident is a former constable with the Collingwood Police Service; he left the police department in the early 1990s.
He was the university's assistant vice-president of facilities services from 2006 until early 2010.
Toronto Police allege that two people employed by York University defrauded the institution of approximately $1.2 million, invoicing and billing the university for goods and services it did not receive and in excess of the fair market value
The other accused is Philip Brown, 46, of Stouffville, who was employed as York's Director of Maintenance.
Both are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on July 18.