3 plead guilty in connection with Laval corruption probe

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Three co-accused in the corruption case that saw former Laval mayor Gilles Vaillancourt sentenced to nearly six years in prison have pleaded guilty to conspiracy, fraud and corruption.

Marc Lefrançois, Claude Deguise and Jocelyn Dufresne pleaded guilty in court Tuesday morning.

The three men were among 36 people arrested alongside Vaillancourt in 2013 as part of a sweep by Quebec’s anti-corruption unit, known as UPAC.

Read more at CBC News

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