17 April 2009

Mr. Byrne goes to jail

Danny Williams’ predecessor as Provincial Conservative Party leader and his former right-hand political man is headed to jail after pleading guilty to fraud and bribery charges.

Judge Mark Pike sentenced Ed Byrne today to two years in jail, less a day and ordered restitution of over $100,000.


Video:  source – cbc.ca/nl

The sentencing decision – link from cbc.ca/nl

Canadian Press.