Condo Deposit Fraud results in Criminal Conviction for Developer’s Lawyer

A Toronto lawyer, Meerai Cho, was recently convicted of criminal breach of trust and had her licence to practice law revoked for her part in facilitating the theft of $13,000,000 by her client, a condominium developer. We previously blogged about this in May 2015.  The stolen money was comprised of deposits paid by over 140 purchasers of units in a mixed-use commercial/residential condominium to be built in North York, Ontario. As reported by the Law Society of Upper Canada (the “Law Society”), most purchasers lost between $50,000 and $100,000.   Read the article………….


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