A member of the board of directors of the John Howard Society of the Northwest Territories resigned after pleading guilty in a fraud case, CBC News has learned. Meda Shannahan pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in territorial court Nov. 18, according to court documents. At the time she was still a member of the board of directors that fired Bardak.
Failing to disclose income
Shannahan pleaded guilty to defrauding the N.W.T. government’s income assistance plan of more than $5,000 after failing to disclose income. Her sentencing hearing will take place Dec. 21.
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