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Camara Mihai, Condurat v The Queen [2020] VSCA 167

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Kaye and Emerton JJA
Parties: 

Camara Mihai, Condurat v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
22 June 2020
Catchwords: 

ELECTION TO RENEW APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE DETERMINED BY THE COURT OF APPEAL PURSUANT TO S 315 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT 2009

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Applicant pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to defraud - Applicant intended to defraud banks by installing credit card skimming devices at ATMs - Applicant sentenced to four years' imprisonment, with non-parole period of two years and six months - Whether sentence and non-parole period manifestly excessive - Offending was premeditated and planned - Serious offending - General deterrence and community protection of particular importance due to nature of offending - Plea of guilty - Some remorse - No previous convictions - No re-offending while on bail - Current sentencing practices only one of a number of factors - Leave to appeal refused.

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