Entrepreneur Tony Accurso is released from charges against him in connection with Operation Coche.
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His lawyer, Marc Labelle, confirmed the news to QUB radio on Thursday and is delighted with the stay of proceedings.
The former construction mogul was criticized for paying $ 740,000 in bribes to officials at the Canada Revenue Agency in exchange for special treatment for his companies’ tax returns.