A Halifax judge minced no words Friday as he sentenced former investment adviser Glenn Francis Dunbar to three years in prison, calling him a thief, a cheat and a fraud artist.
Dunbar defrauded Roberta Hancock and her husband, CBC broadcaster John Hancock, of their life savings over a six-year period.
The Hancocks say they lost more than $1 million to Dunbar, but he only admitted to taking about a quarter of that. In all, there were four victims, including the Hancock’s daughter.
“Mr. Dunbar’s actions were criminal, plain and simple,” Halifax provincial court Judge Greg Lenehan said, before passing sentence.
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