A student manager at the Kitchener, Ontario campus of Wilfrid Laurier University, stole some $30,000 by issuing fake campus debit cards, some in the names of comic book characters.
The scheme, which took place between 2001 and 2007, was first detected by another employee in the office.
A later audit that cost the school $100,000 led to the arrest of Nikola Tomljenovic, 43. A prosecutor said Tomljenovic, who pleaded guilty, used his access and knowledge of the university’s debit card system to create nine cards under fictitious names, including Thomas Wayne, the father of Batman, and Richard Grayson, Robin’s secret identity.
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