Suspect charged with defrauding charity of over $362,000

Windsor Police Service News Update
February 14, 2024
Case #: 23-304243
Suspect charged with defrauding charity of over $362,000 

The Windsor Police Service has charged an 81-year-old man for allegedly defrauding a local charity out of over $362,000. 

The Windsor Police Financial Crimes Unit launched an investigation in August 2023 after receiving a report that a one-time board member had stolen a large amount of money from the not-for-profit organization. 

Through their investigation, officers discovered that a total of $362,739 intended for the charity was instead deposited into the suspect’s personal bank accounts. Investigators determined that the fraud occurred over a 12-year period, from September 2011 until June 2023.

On February 13, 2024, officers located and arrested Sushil Kumar Jain in the 3200 block of Everts Avenue. He has been charged with:
  • Fraud over $5,000
  • Laundering the proceeds of crime
  • Possession of property obtained by crime

Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police Service Financial Crimes Unit at (519) 255-6700, ext. 4330. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (519) 258-TIPS (8477) or online

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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