Numb and Number: Tories of Conviction Edition

$50,000
Fine levied against former Harper advisor Bruce Carson Nov. 4, despite his pleas of penury, on three counts of illegal lobbying, his third career criminal conviction.

$24,000
Approximate amount Carson, then a lawyer with Soloway Wright, was convicted in 1981 of bilking from two clients by forging their signatures, resulting in an 18-month jail sentence and disbarment from the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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3 comments on “Numb and Number: Tories of Conviction Edition
  1. Papadoc says:

    He’ll make a fine fundraiser and custodian for his friend Muldoon’s planned memorial pile at St. Fx. Assuming he can get day parole.

  2. Steve-O says:

    Being a disbarred lawyer was apparently no problem for Harper.

  3. Stbarnabas says:

    Steve…everyone deserves a fourth or fifth chance.

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