Ontario recovers $11M allegedly taken by senior civil servant accused of fraud

Article Link: https://www.680news.com/2021/01/23/ontario-recovers-11m-allegedly-taken-by-senior-civil-servant-accused-of-fraud/

A former senior employee with the Ontario government has repaid more than $11 million in COVID-19 benefits the province alleges he took fraudulently, his lawyer said Friday. The unproven civil claim named Sanjay Madan, who had a senior IT role and helped develop the computer application for applying and approving the benefit for families with children. In a brief statement, Madan’s lawyer Christopher Du Vernet confirmed his client had made the repayment.