Alexandre Coderre pleads guilty to fraud

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Alexandre Coderre, the son of Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, has pleaded guilty to charges filed against him in a case alleging he filed false accusations to police after taking on enormous debts.

Coderre appeared in a Montreal courthouse on Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to filing a false police report and two counts of fraud.

The 21-year-old also pleaded guilty to two new fraud charges, bringing the total amount of admitted fraud to more than $16,000.

The prosecutor in the case said Coderre amassed large bills for “internet services” and paid for those services using credit cards. The mayor’s son would then call the banks tied to the credit cards and claim he never purchased the services. The services purchased by Coderre were not revealed by the prosecution.

Read more at Montreal Gazette

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.