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London mayor Fontana on trial for fraud
Former Liberal MP accused of using taxpayer $ to help fund son's wedding
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The mayor of London, Ontario goes on trial Monday for fraud-related charges.
    

Joe Fontana is accused of using taxpayer dollars to help pay for his son's wedding reception in 2005.
    

Fontana was a Liberal MP at the time of the alleged fraud, which police have valued at $1,700.
    

He has denied any wrongdoing and has refused to leave the mayor's chair while his case is before the courts.
    

The charges against Fontana include fraud under $5,000, uttering a forged document and breach of trust by a public official.

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The mayor of London, Ontario goes on trial Monday for fraud-related charges.
    

Joe Fontana is accused of using taxpayer dollars to help pay for his son's wedding reception in 2005.
    

Fontana was a Liberal MP at the time of the alleged fraud, which police have valued at $1,700.
    

He has denied any wrongdoing and has refused to leave the mayor's chair while his case is before the courts.
    

The charges against Fontana include fraud under $5,000, uttering a forged document and breach of trust by a public official.

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