R. vs. E.K. – BC Provincial Court
Charge: Fraud Over $5000.
Issue: Whether our client would be sentenced to jail for this $480,000 breach of trust fraud offence.
Result: Mr. Mines successfully negotiated a civil settlement in the amount of $200,000. He was then able to persuade Crown Counsel to agree to not seek a jail sentence. After hearing Mr. Mines’ submissions, the court sentenced our client to an 18 month conditional sentence. No jail.