Forgery (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Chukwu,
2011 ONSC 2216 (CanLII)
6 months (counterfeit and forgery) The offender plead guilty to possession of a counterfeit mark and one count of knowingly using a forged document relating to forged passport and driver's licence. Also convicted for importation of cocaine.
R v Sanborn,
2011 BCPC 129 (CanLII)
R v Oguamanam,
2009 ONCJ 257 (CanLII)
20 months (global) Plead guilt to 6 counts of counterfeit mark and 7 counts of possessing stolen credit/debit cards.
R v Okubadejo,
2008 CanLII 70041 (ON SC)
42 months (global)
R v Jadavji,
2005 ABPC 322 (CanLII)
27 months Forged documents to get a student loan. Had a prior youth record.
R v Basaraba,
[1991] A.J. No. 1073 (*no CanLII links)

Uttering Forged Documents

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Torske,
2013 ABCA 162 (CanLII)
9 mo CSO lawyer forged 21 prescriptions
R v Shankar,
2012 BCPC 5 (CanLII)
10 mo CSO $5k+ defraud of ICBC
R v Perreault,
2010 BCPC 260 (CanLII)
discharge RCMP police officer forges overtime slips (under $5,000)
R v Stuart,
2006 ABPC 257 (CanLII)
discharge making false statement on mortgage application
R v Zinkhofer,
2000 ABPC 16 (CanLII)
3 months
R v Burns,
[1993] A.J. No. 998 (*no CanLII links)
4 months For 11 years the offender impersonated a paramedic and doctor without any actual training.