Brandon Antonini, 45, has been found guilty of 13 counts of fraud and 10 counts of theft in a multi-million-dollar case in which Alberta investors were duped into providing bridge financing for real estate deals.
Provincial court judge Gordon Wong said Friday the credibility of Antonini was a key factor in the case. Wong said Antonini “spun a series of lies to mask his complicity.”
“The judge saw right through him and nailed him accordingly,” said Stuart Hay, one of Antonini’s victims.
“It’s been rough, to trust somebody and they do that to you. It’s the first time that ever happened to me in my life and I don’t want it to happen to me or anybody else,” said Hay.
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