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some Cases handled by calgary criminal lawyer, David Chow

Cases presented here are only some of the cases handled by David Chow. All cases use lettering to protect the identity of the client for solicitor-client privilege purposes. The case lettering does not necessarily reflect the client's actual initials.  David has successfully defended many clients not represented here.


R. v. H.C.

Posted in Theft / Fraud / Property Offences and

October 8, 2010

(Calgary, P.C.). Client was charged with a trust fraud.  A fraud constitutes any situation where the accused intentionally puts the financial interests of the complainant at risk.  A "trust" situation is one that involves a relationship of trust; such as a relationship between an employer and employee. A relationship of trust arises because one party has confidence in the other, thus making that party more vulnerable to the actions of the person with whom he or she has a trust relationship.  The penalty for a trust fraud is often a period of actual incarceration. In HC's case, after problems with the Crown's evidence was exposed on the first day of trial -- through vigorous cross-examination by HC's Calgary fraud lawyer, a plea bargain was struck such that the client would receive no criminal record. It is not unusual for deals to made mid-way through a trial. If you are researching Calgary criminal lawyers on the Internet to defend a trust case (such as a theft, fraud or any other charge), call David Chow for a free consultation. David Chow is a former Calgary crown prosecutor who has defended the entire spectrum of criminal offence, including fraud.


This entry was posted in Theft / Fraud / Property Offences and posted on October 8, 2010


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