An ex-Liberal organizer convicted of fraud related to the federal sponsorship scandal was given a four-year prison term Wednesday. Jacques Corriveau, who was previously described as the ”central figure” in the scandal, will also have 10 years to pay a fine of $1.4 million.
Ten years to pay fine of $1.4 million
A jury found Corriveau guilty of three charges in November: fraud against the government, forgery and laundering proceeds of crime. Corriveau, 83, was handcuffed and placed in the prisoner’s box after the sentence was read out.
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