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Treadz Auto owner sentenced to 3 years for fraud

Treadz Auto closed its doors in August 2014. Global News

A Calgary man who was convicted of fraud in connection to Treadz Auto — a defunct car consignment company — was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday.

In 2016, Sean Patrick O’Brien, 49, was charged with 89 counts of fraud over $5,000, 71 counts of theft over $5,000, and one global charge each of trafficking in property obtained by crime, using a forged document, counterfeiting a mark and fraud over $5,000.

According to court documents, O’Brien was convicted on two counts of fraud.

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