Calgary, AB,

Calgary Police Service member charged with fraud

The Calgary Police Service has charged a 21-year member with fraud stemming from a year-long investigation.

In December 2015, a Calgary Police Service member noted a suspicious charge on his personal credit card. The fraudulent charge was reported to police and investigated in a district and found to be related to an online transaction.

Through a number of investigative techniques, the fraudulent charge was traced back to a CPS constable, who was a co-worker in the victim’s former work area. At this point the Anti-Corruption Unit took over the investigation due to its sensitive nature.

Upon completion of the investigation, CPS consulted the Edmonton Crown Prosecutor’s Office, which recommended charges.

Chris SUDU, 48, is charged with one count of fraud under $5,000.

An extensive investigation took place and it has been determined that this was a one-time incident. The officer is fully cooperating.

SUDU remains on an unrelated leave from the Calgary Police Service.

A Professional Standards Section investigation will proceed upon the conclusion of the criminal process.