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Former senator Lavigne facing jail time

Crown asks for 12-15 month prison term for disgraced politician


 

Raymond Lavigne, the former senator convicted of defrauding the government and breaching the public’s trust, will be spending time behind bars if the crown prosecutor in the case has his way. Crown attorney Jonathan Brunet has asked the court Lavigne be sentenced to 12 to 15 months in prison for his crimes. Lavigne’s lawyer has instead argued the disgraced politician should serve his sentence in the community. The former Quebec MP and senator faces up to 14 years in jail for fraud and up to five years for breach of trust after being found guilty this past March. Lavigne will be sentenced June 16.

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Former senator Lavigne facing jail time

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  2. The mindless grunt of “all the scientists agree” was nothing more than political correctness on steroids from neocon-like, goose stepping fear mongers of CO2 environMENTALism who took glee in condemning billions of children to a CO2 death just to get them to turn the lights out more often. And meanwhile, the UN had allowed carbon trading to trump 3rd world fresh water relief, starvation rescue and 3rd world education for just over 25 years of climate control instead of needed population control.

  3. Jail time is definitely warranted in order that justice be seen to be done. Anything less and it will look like favoritism for pols. Not only that, but other politicians need to know there’s a price to be paid for breaking the law – even among the political class.

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