OSC Lays Charge against Peter Robinson in Ontario Court of Justice

TORONTO, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission announces that on November 26, 2009, a charge was laid in the Ontario Court of Justice under Section 122 of the Securities Act against Peter Robinson.

Robinson has been served with a summons to appear on December 21, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, at 2201 Finch Avenue West in Toronto, Ontario in courtroom 202.

Robinson is charged with breaching a cease trade order made by the Commission on February 20, 2009.

Pursuant to section 122 of the Securities Act, anyone found guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not more than $5 million or to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years less a day, or to both.

SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

For further information: For further information: For Media Inquiries: Wendy Dey, Director, Communications & Public Affairs, (416) 593-8120; Theresa Ebden, Senior Communications Specialist, (416) 593-8307; Robert Merrick, Senior Communications Specialist, (416) 593-2315; For Investor Inquiries: OSC Contact Centre, (416) 593-8314, 1-877-785-1555 (Toll Free)

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