She was accused of running a $100-million dollar Ponzi scheme that fleeced more than 200 investors for nearly ten years, and today Rashida Samji has been found guilty on all counts.
Samji’s expected to be sentenced in September and faces a possible 15 years jail.
That’s on top of the $33-million she was fined last year by the B.C. Securities Commission – the largest in that group’s history.
The scam, which ran between 2003 and 2012 fooled victims into thinking they’d bought a piece of a winery that didn’t exist.