David Livingston Sentenced

Toronto – April 11, 2018 – David Livingston was sentenced today in the Ontario Court of Justice to four months imprisonment followed by twelve months probation and 100 hours of community service for fraudulently and without colour of right, using or causing to be used, directly or indirectly, a computer system with intent to commit the offence of mischief in relation to data under section 430(5), thereby committing an indictable offence contrary to section 342.1 of the Criminal Code.

With the consent of the Crown, the offence of attempting to commit mischief in relation to data, by attempting to delete data from the computers of the Office of the Premier of Ontario, thereby committing an indictable offence contrary to section 430(5)(a) of the Criminal Code, was conditionally stayed pursuant to R. v. Kienapple.

He was found guilty of both offences on January 19, 2018.

The prosecution was delegated to the PPSC by the Attorney General of Ontario.

The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is responsible for prosecuting offences in a manner that is free of any improper influence and that respects the public interest. The PPSC is also responsible for providing prosecution-related advice to law enforcement agencies across Canada.

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