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Preliminary inquiry for disbarred lawyer accused of fraud pushed to 2022

May 10, 2021 – The preliminary inquiry for a disbarred lawyer and former senior provincial government civil servant accused of fraud has been delayed 10 months.

Yassin Choukri faces eight fraud charges and is accused of stealing a total of $486,148 involving eight clients. Choukri appeared in Moncton provincial court on Friday morning. Defence lawyer Gilles Lemieux requested the preliminary inquiry scheduled for May 18 and 19 be moved back. CBC News reports. | READ MORE