Monday, October 22, 2007 - 4:24 PM
32 Division
416-808-3205

Detectives from 32 Division have arrested a doctor for fraud for allegedly continuing to practise after being suspended by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

It is further alleged that:

- the doctor was practising holistic and naturopathic medicine for which he is not licenced,

- he has recently provided medical treatments to people who suffered from various medical conditions, including cancer,

- it is believed that he has received thousands of dollars for treatments and injections offered to cure the patients’ illnesses.

Ravi Devgan 57, of no fixed address, has been charged with:

1) Fraud Over $5000
2) Fail To Comply Recognizance (three counts).

Devgan had offices in a number of locations within the GTA, and as far away as California. Police believe Devgan may have been treating a number of other patients with serious illnesses.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have experienced a similar situation to contact Detective Constable Hunter Smith at 416-808-3205, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at http://www.222tips.com/.