Crown asks for prison time for ex-Liberal party organizer convicted of fraud

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The Crown is seeking a prison sentence for former federal Liberal organizer Jacques Corriveau. A jury found the ex-Liberal party organizer guilty this month on three fraud-related charges connected to the sponsorship scandal. Crown prosecutor Jacques Dagenais says Corriveau should serve a sentence between 3 and 5 years in prison.

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Dagenais told the court today that Corriveau’s age and alleged poor health shouldn’t prevent him from serving a significant sentence in prison.  Corriveau’s lawyer, Gerald Souliere, is expected to make his sentencing recommendation later on Monday.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.