Woman gets 18-month conditional sentence after bribing juror in husband’s trial
Watch Above: Erica Levin won’t be spending any time behind bars for trying to bribe a juror during her husband Aubrey Levin’s trial. Jill Croteau reports.
CALGARY – A Calgary woman found guilty of attempting to bribe a juror in her husband’s sexual assault trial was sentenced to an 18-month conditional sentence of 180 hours of community service on Friday.
Levin’s lawyer had asked for a three to six month conditional sentence; the Crown was seeking two years.
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At the trial, CCTC video was shown from January 2013 where Levin appears to approach a female juror at a CTrain platform near the Calgary Courts Centre.
The crown alleged that Levin attempted to bribe the juror by offering her money in a white envelope in exchange to find her husband not guilty of sexual assault.
Levin told the court in October that the envelope contained a suicide note, rather than money. She denied any allegations of bribery and said she went to the CTrain station to end her life.
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With files from Jill Croteau, Jenna Freeman and Tony Tighe
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