August 11th, 2017


R v Slevin, 2017 Calgary Provincial Court 174 per Lamoureux, PCJ:

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Accused pleaded guilty to theft from her brother’s company. Accused unlawfully transferred the money to a numbered company that she owned. $98,099.87 theft. $79,853.25 paid in restitution by the time of sentencing. Accused had a gambling disorder. Held: 18 months jail, and 12 months probation. As per Fulcher, 2007 ABCA 381: ” … absent truly … Read More.

August 4th, 2017


R v Sutherland, 2017 Calgary Provincial Court 170 per Bascom, PCJ:

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Breach of trust theft. Accused (while working with Maple Leaf Foods) ordered sample boxes of meat without authorization, and then donated the same to various groups, teams or charities that he was associated with. $21,258.19 theft value. Accused did not personally gain from the thefts, and at the sentencing was in a position to pay … Read More.

February 3rd, 2015


R. v. Stergiou, 2015 ABCA 35 per Berger, Rowbotham, Brown, JA, T. Judge: Belzil, J

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Crown appeal from 12 month jail sentence plus 3 years probation for accused who embezzled over a period of 26 months just over halfa-million dollars. Accused used his employment as a financial officer to gain access to the money. No record. Half of the money taken had been paid back by the accused’s sale of … Read More.