R. vs. S.K. – Surrey Provincial Court
Charges: Fraud Over $5000 (from Employer).
Issue: Given the civil settlement we were able to obtain on our client’s behalf, whether it was in the public interest to proceed with criminal charges.
Result: Mr. Johnson, after successfully negotiating a civil settlement with the complainant, was able to persuade Crown counsel to not approve the criminal charges that RCMP had recommended. No jail. No criminal record.