Tag: guilty

SNC-Lavalin settles Libya charges, pleads guilty to single count of fraud

MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. on Wednesday settled criminal charges related to business dealings in Libya, with its construction division pleading guilty to a single count of fraud and bringing the engineering giant a step closer to ending a long-standing scandal that tarnished its reputation and ensnared the highest office of the Canadian government. The…

Southern Alberta man accused of promoting hatred pleads not guilty

MEDICINE HAT, ALTA.—A southern Alberta man charged with a hate crime and numerous firearms offences has pleaded not guilty. Loki Hulgaard appeared with his lawyer today in Medicine Hat provincial court, where Hulgaard elected to be tried by a judge alone. Hulgaard was charged in August 2018 with inciting hatred after attempting to spend currency…

Man who scammed romantic partner wants mistrial despite guilty finding

A con artist who scammed the romantic partner he met online out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has asked a judge to declare a mistrial months after finding him guilty. In his motion, Shaun Rootenberg argues Superior Court Justice Beth Allen unfairly refused to stay the proceedings over problems with pretrial disclosure and his…