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Man forced to repay Nanaimo furniture store after fraud conviction

Ian Holmes

socastcmsRssStartIan HolmessocastcmsRssEndFraud, drug and driving offences in Nanaimo and Ladysmith last summer sent Roger Ian Der to jail.

By Ian Holmes

NANAIMO — A middle-aged man with no prior criminal history was sentenced to six months in jail for numerous crimes, including ripping off a Nanaimo furniture store.

Roger Ian Der, 38, was convicted in provincial court in Nanaimo after he admitted to three charges and seven total counts during a joint submission between Crown counsel and the defence.

Der will serve 33 additional days behind bars on weekends at the Nanaimo Correctional Centre as he was credited for time served prior to being sentenced for fraud, drug and driving offences.

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