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City going after former pot shop owner for $15K in unpaid fines

Pot shop settlement unpaid

Jukka Laurio inside his Okanagan Falls cannabis store, Jan. 2018
The City of Penticton is hauling former illegal cannabis dispensary operator and two-time mayoral candidate Jukka Laurio back into court over unpaid fines.

The city has obtained a court order forcing Laurio to turn over his most recent tax return and notice of assessment, as well as the bank statements of all active accounts and a list of assets over $500.

Penticton chief financial officer Jim Bauer says they obtained the court order because Laurio has not paid any part of a $15,000 settlement he reached with the city over the illegal pot shop he operated on Westminster Street between 2015 and 2017.

The court order also gives Laurio until January 8 to provide a list of all income sources to the city.

By Colin Dacre Castanet.net
READ MORE HERE: www.castanet.net/news/Penticton/273471/City-going-after-former-pot-shop-owner-for-15K-in-unpaid-fines

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