A client charged with fraud and possession of a falsified credit card is acquitted

A client of Mr. Xavier Cormier, Criminal Lawyer,, was charged with fraud (Section 380 (1) b) (ii) Criminal Code of Canada) and possession of a falsified credit card (Section 342 (1) c) f) Criminal Code). Mr. Cormier carefully reviewed the police report as well as the court documents. He found an error concerning the date on which information was laid before the Justice of the Peace. This error made it

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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 a $ 300,000 fraud avoids going to prison

Mr. Xavier Cormier, one of the partners of our criminal law firm, was representing a lady charged with fraud for over $ 300,000 (Section 380 Criminal Code) and producing forged documents (Section 367 and 368 Criminal Code). The client admitted committing this fraud against her employer. This client had many records for fraud and theft.  Once the client had pleaded guilty, Mr. Cormier requested that a pre-sentencing report be drafted

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A client charged with fraud receives an absolute discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with fraud under 5000$ (section 380 Criminal Code of Canada). A criminal record could have resulted in the client losing her job . Mr. Cormier discussed the case with the Prosecutor. The client pleaded guilty to the charge. Given the fact that she made a donation to a benevolent organisation and considering her personal situation, the Prosecutor and Mr Cormier suggested

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Acquitted for fraud because of an error in the indictment

A telecommunications company employee was arrested in Montreal for having defrauded a person when selling him a cell phone. According to the charges, it seems she received a fraudulent refund on this phone before selling it. Therefore, she was charged with fraud under $ 5,000$ (Section 380 Criminal Code). Our criminal lawyer set a date for the trial. During the trial, he had his client testify; she admitted having carried

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A client charged with theft and fraud will not have a criminal record

Charges for theft under $ 5,000 (Section 334b) (ii) Criminal Code), use of a stolen credit card (Section 342 (1)c)f) Criminal Code) and fraud under a value of $ 5,000 (Section 380 (1)b)(ii) Criminal Code) had been laid on a client of a criminal lawyer working for Cormier Simard. She had been accused of stealing a credit card and purchasing goods for a value of around $ 500. This client

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A client was under an arrest warrant for fraud, but the charges are finally dropped

An individual received a call from the police, who notified him that a warrant had been issued against him for not showing up in Court. He had been charged with fraud (Section 380 (1)b)ii) of the Criminal Code) and possession of falsified credit cards (Section 342 (1)c)r)f) of the Criminal Code). He hired criminal lawyer Veronica Vallelonga to get him out of this impasse.Mrs. Vallelonga, a lawyer with Cormier Simard,

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Although charged with gangsterism and fraud, a client avoids going to prison

Following a police operation involving wiretapping and document seizures, a dozen employees and managers of a company were charged with carrying out activities of falsified billing. Charges of gangsterism (Sections 467.11, 467.12 and 467.13 of the Criminal Code), of fraud over $ 5,000 (Section 380(1)a) of the Criminal Code) and production of forged documents (Section 367a) of the Criminal Code) were laid among others. According to the Prosecutors, this fraud

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A client is acquitted on fraud charges and receives a discharge for charges of falsified credit card possession

A client of Mr. Xavier Cormier was charged on two accounts of fraud (Section 380, 463 d) ii) and 465 (1) (d) Criminal Code of Canada) and one account of falsified credit card possession (Section 342 (1) c) ii) f) Criminal Code). The evidence concerning fraud was not conclusive. However, the client admitted he was guilty of possession of a falsified card. Mr. Cormier undertook negotiations with the Prosecutor. The

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