The town of Kapuskasing has responded to the recent news of fraud involving their former Chief Administrative Officer.

In a press release Wednesday, the town stated the news regarding their former CAO has grabbed the attention of council members this week.

Current CAO Guylain Baril and members of Kapuskasing town council want to be respectful of the legal process.

Baril says the municipality does not anticipate a financial loss in any form as a result.

He says the town does have measures in place to protect them from suffering a financial loss.

Baril also says that currently, all solar projects contracted to date, have remained within budget.

He says at this point in time the town is working with the OPP to help the investigation.