Former Laval Mayor Gilles Vaillancourt in court today
Former Laval Mayor Gilles Vaillancourt is expected back in court today.
Vaillancourt, former Laval Director-General Claude Deguise and former Laval Director of Engineering Claude Asselin along with 36 other people were arrested in a series of raids last spring, following an investigation by the anti-corruption squad UPAC.
They have been charged with multiple counts of fraud, conspiracy, and corruption.
Vaillancourt , Deguise and Asselin have also been charged with gangsterism.
Today's process will include entering pleas and may also result in the setting of a date for a preliminary hearing.