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Fraudulent Use Credit Card Data — Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Client:  J.N., Accused
Complainant:  Toronto Police Service
Charge:  fraudulent use of credit card data

The Queen v. J.N.
Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto
Judge Finnestad
(dismissed: 3 November 2009)

Crown:  K. Stratos, Office of the Crown Attorney, Toronto
Defence:  Craig Penney, Ontario Criminal Lawyer, Toronto

¶ 1  CROWN:  Good morning Your Honour.

¶ 2  THE COURT:  Good morning.

¶ 3  CROWN:  K. Stratos for the Crown this morning.

¶ 4  THE COURT:  Yes.

¶ 5  CROWN:  There's been a few changes in direction in this matter. We're missing a witness today in relation to the — sorry, in regards to D.M. and J.N.

¶ 6  THE COURT:  Yes.

¶ 7  CROWN:  We are missing a witness today in order to prove the credit card offence. I'm going to be inviting Your Honour to dismiss the charge, that charge against both individuals at this point.

¶ 8  THE COURT:  All right, that is it for Mr. J.N. then, is it not?

¶ 9  MR PENNEY:  Yes, if I could be excused please Your Honour?

¶ 10  THE COURT:  All right. It will be just a moment to do that before you are out the door.

¶ 11  MR PENNEY:  All right, stand up J.N..

¶ 12  THE COURT:  All right, Mr. J.N. there being no evidence against you with respect to the one count upon which you have been arraigned, the charge against you is dismissed and you are acquitted.

¶ 13  THE ACCUSED:  Thank you.

¶ 14  THE COURT:  Thank you.