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CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Fraudulent transactions relating to contracts and trade - Fraud over $5,000

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 10:13 AM  

Appeal by Dieckmann and Salmon from conviction and sentence for charges of fraud over $5,000. Dieckmann was charged with seven counts of fraud over $5,000 and Salmon was charged with one count of fraud over $5,000. The Crown alleged that the appellants, along with co-conspirators, operated a scheme to divert millions of dollars from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) to their personal use. A jury convicted the appellants on all counts. The trial judge sentenced Dieckmann to four years’ imprisonment and imposed a fine of $1,285,930...