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CEO guilty of corruption

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:12 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Peter John Scutts (59) was found guilty in the Auckland High Court today following a prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). He has been found guilty of 17 fraud charges. Mr Scutts was CEO of the New Zealand Wine Company Limited (NZWC) between ... More >>

SFO lays charges alleging immigration bribes

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 11:04 am | Serious Fraud Office

Corruption and bribery charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against a former immigration official and his associate were before the Auckland District Court today. More >>

Director pleads guilty to SFO charges

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:36 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Strategic Planning Group Director pleads guilty to SFO charges Andrew Hrothgar Robinson (42) has entered guilty pleas in the Auckland High Court today to charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Following investigations by the SFO and the Financial ... More >>

Lead offender sentenced in Operation Edit

Friday, 8 May 2015, 11:21 am | Serious Fraud Office

Anthony John Hendon (54) has been sentenced today in the High Court at Wellington following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. More >>

Final verdicts in joint agency operation

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 4:25 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Guilty verdicts have been handed down in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution in the High Court at Wellington today. More >>

Guilty of theft of client funds

Monday, 4 May 2015, 3:19 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Guilty of theft of client funds Linnet Lewis, has pleaded guilty in the Rotorua District Court today to 16 charges of theft by a person in a special relationship. A Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation resulted in criminal charges being laid against ... More >>

Three charged with corruption and bribery

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10:47 am | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has laid charges against three individuals in relation to allegations of bribery worth more than $1 million involving previous employees of Auckland Transport and Rodney District Council. More >>

Home detention for dishonest business activity

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:18 am | Serious Fraud Office

Glenda Mary Wynyard has been sentenced in the Auckland District Court to eight months of home detention. On 27 March, Ms Wynyard was found guilty of 11 Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) following a five-week trial. The former director ... More >>

Alex Swney pleads guilty to SFO fraud charge

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 12:16 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Alex Swney, former Chief Executive of Heart of the City, has appeared in the Auckland District Court to answer a charge brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) of dishonestly using documents to obtain $2.5 million. More >>

Media agency director found guilty of fraud

Friday, 27 March 2015, 2:36 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Glenda Mary Wynyard (49) has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court today of eleven out of thirteen Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Man charged for alleged attempt to bribe council

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 11:54 am | Serious Fraud Office

Auckland resident, Johnson Yuejun Li (48) has appeared in the Auckland District Court today on a charge of corruption and bribery of an official laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Joint investigation guilty plea

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 11:01 am | Serious Fraud Office

Anthony John Hendon (54) has pleaded guilty today in the High Court at Wellington to 24 charges of reproducing documents with intent to cause loss and has been remanded on bail for sentencing. More >>

Lawyer sentenced in South Canterbury case

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:51 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Former South Canterbury Finance Limited (South Canterbury) Director and Lawyer Edward Oral Sullivan has been sentenced in the High Court at Timaru today to 12 months’ home detention and 400 hours of community work. More >>

Lawyer jailed for fraud against loyal clients

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 1:37 pm | Serious Fraud Office

John David Milne (79) has been sentenced to eight years and one month of imprisonment today in the Christchurch District Court following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. More >>

Insurance broker imprisoned for fraud

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:00 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Grant Malcolm Herbert (62) has been sentenced in the Auckland District Court today to four years and six months’ imprisonment following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. More >>

South Canterbury Finance verdicts released

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:15 am | Serious Fraud Office

Verdicts have been handed down by the High Court at Timaru today by His Honour Justice Heath following the conclusion of the South Canterbury Finance Limited (South Canterbury) trial. More >>

Lawyer guilty of conducting investment theft

Monday, 6 October 2014, 4:03 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Former Dunedin lawyer, John David Milne (79) has today pleaded guilty in the Christchurch District Court to 34 Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The charges relate to Mr Milne eliciting money from clients or associates on the premise ... More >>

Prison sentence for forgery and false statements

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 9:42 am | Serious Fraud Office

John Grant Fagan (54) has been sentenced in the Palmerston North District Court to three years and one month imprisonment following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. In September last year, Mr Fagan pleaded guilty to 15 offences under the Crimes Act ... More >>

Invoice scam sentencing

Friday, 19 September 2014, 2:18 pm | Serious Fraud Office

James Stephen Burns (41) has been sentenced in the Wellington District Court today to seven months’ home detention for his part in an advertising invoice scam. More >>

Herbert Insurance Group owner found guilty

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:21 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Grant Malcolm Herbert (62), the former owner and director of insurance broking firm Herbert Insurance Group Limited (HIG), has been found guilty of 17 Crimes Act charges and seven Secret Commissions Act charges following a jury trial in the Auckland District ... More >>

 

 

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