Video: 8 TTC Workers Fired 5 Charged
Eight Toronto Transit Commission enforcement officers have been fired, and five are facing criminal charges following a
The TTC alleges five officers submitted false tickets made out to people of no fixed address for offences including panhandling,
loitering and trespassing.
However, those tickets were never served, and the TTC alleges the officers were not at the locations where the falsified tickets were supposed to have been issued.
Fines were never collected, and the commission says the tickets are being cancelled.
The five officers are each charged with attempting to obstruct justice and fabricating evidence.
TTC Chair Karen Stintz says there's a dollar value attached to this in that the TTC was paying people to go to work, and they weren't going to work.
Charged is 44 year old Michael Schmidt from Barrie, 45 year old Tony Catic of Oakville, 44 year old John Psthumus of Toronto, 48 year old Jamie Greenbank from Milton and 38 year old Neil Malik from Ajax.