Fraud in the City of Bedford: a former employee pleads guilty

ex-adjointe-administrative-roxanne-brault(Granby) Administrative former Assistant City of Bedford pleaded guilty to one count of fraud and one of theft on Monday at the Granby courthouse.

Roxanne was accused Brault, 54, illegally having appropriate $ 8,957.55 from his employer in 2012. “It pigeait in taxation fund,” summarized Mr. Gabriel Senécal, the prosecution, stating that “it ‘ was for his personal needs. ”

Following an external audit, the accused “felt hot soup” and admitted his crimes the following year, in addition to repaying its flights. It was thanked shortly thereafter. An anonymous call was later led to an investigation of the Unité permanente anticorruption and his criminal charge.

Difficult separation

Ms. Brault was also accused of having wanted to make transfers account in City Bank of Bedford on his own, but these transactions have not worked. She was acquitted of this charge. “It may look weird, but it was an honest mistake,” said his lawyer, Pascale Gauthier.

Ms. Gauthier said at the time, Ms. Brault was “emotional” and lived “a difficult separation.” “She found herself in a precarious situation.” She now works in a Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu clothing store where she works including the management of cash registers.

“They trust me, I make deposits,” said the accused.

Prison home

The judge Serge Champoux accepted the suggestion of both parties to condemn Ms. Brault to six months of house prison. The first three months will be stricter and will be away from home for some reasons such as work, the grocery store or a specific event and announced.

Thereafter, she will respect a curfew at night. After that, the accused will have to do 100 hours of community service and comply with a probation of one year.

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