Ontario Court of Justice convicts Emilia von Anhalt and Jurgen von Anhalt



    TORONTO, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - Justice J.C. Moore of the Ontario Court of
Justice today convicted Emilia von Anhalt of 65 counts of contravening the
Ontario Securities Act (the "Act"). Justice Moore also convicted Jurgen von
Anhalt of 27 counts of contravening the Act.
    Emilia von Anhalt, who did not appear at her trial and was proceeded
against in her absence, was convicted of trading securities while
unregistered, trading securities without a prospectus, and violating the terms
of an order made by the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") by
trading securities of Lydia Diamond Exploration of Canada ("Lydia"), by acting
as a director and officer of Lydia, and by failing to resign as a director or
officer of any issuer. Emilia von Anhalt also was convicted of making
prohibited representations with the intention of effecting a trade of
securities.
    Jurgen von Anhalt was convicted of trading securities while unregistered,
trading securities without a prospectus, and violating the terms of a
Commission Order by trading Lydia securities and by failing to resign as a
director or officer of any issuer.
    The proceedings were adjourned for sentencing to Courtroom 504, College
Park Courthouse on February 9, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.





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Centre, (416) 593-8314, 1-877-785-1555 (Toll Free)


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