May 15, 2015 5:17 pm
Updated: May 15, 2015 8:47 pm

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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Erica Levin was found guilty on October 9, 2014, after being charged with obstruction of justice in the trial of her husband, forensic psychiatrist Aubrey Levin.

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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.

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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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