Judith Lynn Slobbe once served as a poster-girl for the rights of non-violent criminals to get accelerated parole. The 69-year-old fraudster went all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014 to prevent the then-Conservative government from taking early release away from people — like her — who were sentenced before the rules changed.
Elderly fraudster in trouble before
She won and was automatically paroled despite a lengthy criminal record, the warnings of victims and the fact Canada’s Parole Board determined her to be at a high risk to reoffend. Now, CBC News has learned that Slobbe’s full parole was revoked earlier this month after she was allegedly caught attempting to victimize a vulnerable elderly widower in a $2.3 million real estate deal gone sour.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.