On the jewish news site JTA we learn that Montrealís first jewish mayor has been convicted of fraud and corruption:
http://www.jta.org/2017/01/31/news-o...and-corruptionMontrealís first Jewish mayor convicted of fraud and corruption
MONTREAL (JTA) ó Montrealís first Jewish mayor is facing up to five years in prison after being convicted of fraud and corruption. Michael Applebaum, 53, fainted while standing in court (Ö) He was convicted on eight of 14 charges, including corruption, conspiracy and fraud, related to his bid to gain approval for real estate projects through thousands of dollars in bribes.
What are your thoughts on this case? Does Applebaum deserve five years in prison? Or do you think that this sentence would be too light?