Former USherbrooke professor arrested for allegedly embezzling over $100K


Former Université de Sherbrooke professor Robert Day has been arrested by the Unité permanente anticorruption (UPAC) for allegedly embezzling more than $100K in research funds. According to a statement from UPAC, Day is accused of fraud and the fabrication and use of false documents. UPAC added that the former professor allegedly misappropriated funds from the university, its foundation, and the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute for his own personal use between 2012 and 2018. USherbrooke dismissed Day in 2021 after it was suspected he was involved in major financial fraud and notified the police.

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