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Our Successes

Theft & Fraud

R. vs. C.E. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Fraud Over $5000 (from employer).
Issue: Whether a jail sentence was appropriate in this $36,000 emloyee fraud case.
Result: Notwithstanding the breach of trust, the Court granted the “unusual result” of a suspended sentence with 12 months probation and a restitution order. No jail or house arrest.

R. vs. C.C. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Theft Under $5000 (shoplifting).
Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with the criminal charge.
Result: We were able to persuade Crown Counsel to allow our client into the Alternative Measures Program prior to any charge being approved. No criminal record.

R. vs. M.P. – Vancouver Police Investigation

Charge: Theft Over $5000 (from employer).
Issue: Whether there was credible evidence that our client stole $15,000 from her employer.
Result: Mr. Mines was able to steer our client through the police investigation which concluded with no criminal charge being forwarded. No criminal record.