Mr. T had defrauded his bank through a somewhat sophisticated chequing scheme. Facing a serious carceral sentence, Zalman Haouzi spent countless hours negotiating with the Crown, convincing them that not only was prison unnecessary, but so was any criminal conviction, with both parties ultimately submitting a joint submission to the judge. Mr. T would go on to receive a conditional discharge with complete restitution of the funds that made up the subject of the charge.