James O.’s Case, Ottawa

Property Offences


Fraud of $100,000.00 from Welfare


Conditional Sentence (No Jail)

Case Details

James and his (now former) spouse collected money from welfare ($100k in particular) when they were not entitled to do so.

The spouse went to jail for 7 months.

Mr. Anber worked out a deal by which the client would serve 8 months of house arrest followed by 8 months of a curfew.