Suspect charged with defrauding hospital out of over $60,000

Windsor Police Service News Update
February 26, 2024
Case #: 24-54356
Suspect charged with defrauding hospital out of over $60,000

The Windsor Police Service has charged a 48-year-old woman for allegedly defrauding a local hospital’s volunteer association out of over $60,000. 

The Windsor Police Financial Crimes Unit launched an investigation in February 2023 after receiving a report of a fraud involving a hospital employee who managed the organization’s volunteer association. Through their investigation, officers discovered that a total of $62,169 intended for the volunteer association was instead deposited into the suspect’s personal bank account. 

Investigators determined that the fraud occurred over a five-year period, from November 2015 until September 2020.

Paulette Jagatic, of Tecumseh, has been charged with fraud over $5,000.

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

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. 4204.
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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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