An ex-Liberal organizer convicted of fraud related to the federal sponsorship scandal will be sentenced Jan. 25. Jacques Corriveau wasn’t present in a Montreal courtroom today as lawyers finalized a division of his assets to repay the amount he owes the federal government.
Sponsorship contracts given to Liberal-friendly companies
His trial heard he pocketed roughly $7 million in kickbacks tied to sponsorship contracts given to Liberal-friendly companies. A jury found Corriveau, 83, guilty of three charges in November: fraud against the government, forgery and laundering proceeds of crime.
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