Financial adviser Earl Jones, right, leaves an office tower in Montreal on Monday. He turned himself in to police Monday, weeks after Quebec's financial watchdog put a freeze on the assets of his investment firm. (Graham Hughes/Canadian Press)
Earl Jones To Appear In Court On Tuesday -- The Montreal Gazette
'It wasn't the most pleasant experience of his life,' lawyer says
MONTREAL - Earl Jones has finally surfaced to face the music.
The 67-year-old self-declared financial adviser will appear in Quebec Court at the Montreal courthouse Tuesday afternoon to be arraigned on several charges related to an alleged Ponzi scheme that drained the life savings of dozens of Montrealers.
After low-key negotiations between his lawyer Jeffrey Boro and Sûreté du Québec investigators, Jones was arrested at Boro’s Old Montreal office about 1 p.m. Monday and carted off in handcuffs.
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