Crown seeks penalty of 10 years for three convicted in Cinar case

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The Crown prosecutor in the $120-million Cinar fraud case is asking a judge to sentence the three accused to the maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Matthew Ferguson said in court today the crimes tarnished Canada’s reputation in international markets and that there are countless victims of the three men. Ronald Weinberg, whose Cinar animation company created popular children’s shows such as “Arthur” and “Caillou,” was found guilty last week of illegally diverting the firm’s funds to himself.

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