A Brantford couple acting as their own lawyers in a $500,000 fraud trial ran into procedural trouble on Tuesday in Superior Court. Christine Paige Imola and her husband, Luigi Philip Imola, have pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud over $5,000 and possession of the proceeds of crime in connection with allegations of the misappropriation of money from Ball Media Corp. between 2007 and 2012.
Misappropriation of money from Ball Media Corp.
Questions posed by the Imolas during cross-examination of Crown witnesses Catherine Weatherall and John Ball, president of Ball Media, drew objections from Crown attorney Larry Brock. Justice Richard Lococo also chided the couple. The trial, which is in its second week, will continue on Wednesday (read more).
Read more about the case at The Brantford Expositor.