Charges brought against former Rockland lawyer Stéphane Langlois

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Charges brought against former Rockland lawyer Stéphane Langlois

Stéphane Langlois is scheduled to appear on September 8 before the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa (archives).

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announces that they have laid multiple charges against former Rockland lawyer Stéphane Langlois, following a lengthy financial crime investigation.

The investigation began in August 2016, the OPP said in a statement dated July 21, following several allegations of criminal fraud, embezzlement and criminal breach of trust against Mr. Langlois.

As a result of this investigation, the 51-year-old former Rockland lawyer faces numerous charges under the Criminal Code.

He is notably the subject of 12 counts of fraud over $5,000, 15 counts of criminal breach of trust, 15 counts of embezzlement and 15 counts of fraudulent theft.

The accused is scheduled to appear on September 8 in the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa.

The OPP; Ontario says it will not comment further on this matter in order to protect the integrity of the investigation and any subsequent legal proceedings.

However, it invites anyone with additional information regarding this file to contact its non-emergency line at 1 888 310-1122 or, to remain anonymous, to call 1 800 222-8477, or to file a report online [external site e].

Prosecuted in civil proceedings, Stéphane Langlois was disbarred from the Bar of Ontario in 2021.

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