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The Court of Quebec dismisses Marie-Josée Dumas' appeal and imposes a six-year licence suspension 

Brossard, October 7, 2019 – Appeal of the sanction

The Court of Quebec imposed a six-year suspension period on Marie-Josée Dumas’ licence. The latter was found guilty of having been the instigator or the accomplice of a fraudulent scheme aimed at cheating a financial institution, by stealing the identity of a person and using false documents, in order to make a substantial profit on the sale of her son's house.

“We are pleased with the decision of the Court of Quebec, which sided with the arguments of the OACIQ and its public protection mission by revisiting the Discipline Committee’s sanction from 18 months to 6 years," said Me Caroline Champagne, Vice-President, Enforcement of Practices at the OACIQ.

To read the full disciplinary decision on the SOQUIJ website
To view the Discipline Committee’s notice

 

About the OACIQ

The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) ensures the protection of members of the public who enlist the services of real estate and mortgage brokerage professionals governed by the Real Estate Brokerage Act. It is a member of the Real Estate Regulators of Canada (RERC), an organization that brings together all Canadian regulators in the area of real estate brokerage, building inspection, and co-ownership property management for some provinces.

 

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Last updated on: October 11, 2019
Article number: 207231