Akinlolu Olalekan Peluola

Star Phoenix
Saskatoon psychiatrist charged with fraud due in court next month
By Thia James
September 07, 2023

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A 65-year-old psychiatrist charged with fraud is now scheduled to appear in Saskatoon provincial court in early October.

Court documents identify the accused as Dr. Akinlolu Olalekan Peluola, who practises at Victory Medical Associates in Saskatoon.

City police charged him on July 25 with one count of fraud over $5,000, after a lengthy investigation.

In previous media release, Saskatoon police said they received notice in February 2022 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS) of “suspected fraudulent activity” related to a Saskatoon psychiatrist’s medical billings. An investigation found that a government agency had been defrauded of more than $90,000 after it was billed for “fraudulent services” between September 2017 and December 2018.

Peluola turned himself in to police on July 25, and was released on conditions. He was expected to appear in Saskatoon provincial court on Aug. 28…

Peluola is also listed as a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine…