The money of the cegep students for its boats

News 26 March, 2018
  • Carl Vaillancourt

    Monday, 26 march, 2018 01:00

    Monday, 26 march, 2018 01:00

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    The former finance director of the cégep Édouard-Montpetit has defrauded for nearly $ 100,000 to the institution to pay the costs of its vessels while berthed in a port of the State of New York.

    Stéphanie Paquette and her husband Dino Marcoux had put in place a scheme financially so that the money which was to be used to educate students of the cégep Édouard-Montpetit in Longueuil can be found in the bank account of the company Management DM, that sells cars users and belongs to Dino Marcoux.

    The couple has racked 96 291,96 $ at the cegep level.

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    Stéphanie Paquette



    Part of the money was used to pay the maintenance, the insurance costs and the rental of the berth two vessels of 35 feet properties of the torque Paquette-Marcoux and which are moored at Rouses Point in the State of New York.

    Ms. Paquette has pleaded guilty Friday to charges of fraud and breach of trust at the courthouse of Longueuil. Mr. Marcoux has pleaded guilty to charges of receiving stolen property.

    Ms. Paquette will serve two years less a day of detention in the community, and Mr. Marcoux 18 months.

    The couple will also have to repay the money stolen.

    Already more than 39 000 $ have been recovered.

    The lawyer of Ms. Paquette, ms. Chantal Gariépy, was of the view the penalty as being right according to the facts alleged against his client.

    “We put water in our wine. The two parties are satisfied, ” said I Gariépy.

    In the company of his spouse

    Between November 2012 and August 2014, Stéphanie Paquette had the power to sign checks for the college while she held the position of director of finance.

    It used its functions to perform bank transfers to the account of the institution to the company of his spouse as well as two other companies. The three companies in question were not registered as providers of the college.

    It’s an investigation by the UPAC, which has lifted the veil on the illegal activities of Ms. Paquette.

    In total, 18 banking transactions have been carried out by Ms. Paquette, including 14 directly to the company of his spouse.

    Ms. Paquette has been dismissed from his post in June 2015.

    For its part, the Crown prosecutor, Mr. Simon Lacoste, was pleased with the conduct of the proceedings.

    “It is in the interest of a sound administration of justice. We have avoided a lengthy trial that would have lasted about a month “, recognized Me Simon Lacoste.