A former mini-home business president from Dartmouth will not be going to jail after being convicted of using fake documents to obtain a mortgage. 

Gary Gordon Harpell will instead be under house arrest for five months before being under curfew for a further five months.

Overall he was handed a 15-month conditional sentence and a year’s probation. He was also ordered to repay over $160,000 in mortgage funds and legal fees.

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