Windsor man accused of posing as doctor arrested in fraud investigation
A fraud investigation has led police to a Windsor man accused of posing as a doctor.
The investigation started on Feb. 19 when Windsor police received a fraud related call. The complainant informed officers that his business delivered $15,000 worth of furniture to a Windsor residence, but when a payment was made it turned out to be fraudulent.
Officers with the financial crimes unit executed a search warrant at an east Windsor home and seized the furniture; returning it to the business. The suspect was arrested and charged.
During the course of the investigation, police learned that the accused was allegedly representing himself as licensed medical doctor to Windsor residents.
Police say the accused attempted to obtain $50,000 from a Windsor family by offering surgery that could cure a disorder that their young child had since birth.
Darko Jovanovich, 32, is charged with:
- Fraud over $5,000
- Two counts of theft under $5,000
- Two counts of fraud under $5,000
- Attempt fraud over $5,000
- Uttering a fraudulent document
- Forging a trademark
Anyone who may have spoken with Jovanovich is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.