A director avoid a criminal record after being found guilty of fraud over 5000$

A person holding an important position within a non-profit organization was charged with counterfeiting documents, that is falsified expense accounts, which falls under Section 367b) of the Criminal Code, using these documents as though they were genuine, falling under Section 368(1)a)c) of the Criminal Code, and thereby defrauding the employer for a sum of nearly $ 10,000, which is an offence under Section 380(1)a) of the Criminal Code. This person

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A client charged with using a counterfeit document receives an absolute discharge

A client represented by criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier had been charged with using a counterfeit document (Section 368 Criminal Code of Canada). Her status in Canada and her occupation were such that a criminal record would have caused her disproportionate harm. Mr. Cormier discussed the case with the Prosecutor. During the suggestions over sentencing, the lawyers asked the Judge to grant her an absolution, which the Judge accepted. Not all

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