Last Tory convicted in Sask. political fraud
A jury has found a former Conservative member of the Saskatchewan legislature guilty of fraud, theft and breach of trust.
Ralph Katzman, who represented the rural riding of Rosthern, was found guilty of diverting $450,000 from the Conservative caucus to a private bank account. He is the last of the Tories to be convicted in the political fraud scandal in Saskatchewan.
A date for sentencing has been set for Nov. 16.
Katzman was first elected in 1978 and re-elected in 1982. He served as legislative secretary to the ministers of agriculture and highways.
Altogether, 21 people were charged in the political fraud scandal in Saskatchewan.