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Two women charged with defrauding taxpayer-funded charity

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 12:00 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Two former employees of a charity that offered domestic violence prevention services for Pacific Islanders have been charged by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Developer and company director jailed for $41 million fraud

Friday, 28 September 2018, 12:13 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Two businessmen have been jailed on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office of fraudulently obtaining a large bank loan to build an Auckland inner-city apartment block. More >>

Realtor sentenced for defrauding local government

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:33 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A real estate agent has been sentenced to seven months’ home detention and 200 hours of community work on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

SFO charges accountant with $1 million fraud

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:27 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former chartered accountant has appeared in the Auckland District Court on fraud charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Manager admits defrauding Waitangi National Trust

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 11:16 am | Serious Fraud Office

A former employee of the organisation that looks after the Waitangi Treaty Grounds has pleaded guilty to charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Fraud charge: Waitangi National Trust Group Employee

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 11:00 am | Serious Fraud Office

A 30-year-old former employee of the trust that looks after the Waitangi Treaty Grounds has been charged by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Lawyer and banker jailed for $54 million fraud

Friday, 3 August 2018, 12:31 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Two people have been jailed for their involvement in a scheme that illegally obtained, through deception and bribery, residential home loans for a property development group, LV Park. The scheme was designed to obtain finance at a significantly lower ... More >>

Guilty verdicts in $41 million lending fraud case

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 12:57 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A jury has found two men guilty of fraudulently obtaining a large bank loan to build an Auckland inner-city apartment block. More >>

Couple admit stealing tax-payer funds for lavish lifestyle

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 3:50 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A Christchurch couple have pleaded guilty to defrauding a government-funded disability trust of nearly $500,000 on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Finance manager Hemo Thompson jailed for fraud

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 12:47 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The former finance manager of a Hamilton-based social services provider has been sentenced to two years and five months’ imprisonment on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Real estate agent admits defrauding government body

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 2:41 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A real estate agent has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining commissions from the Selwyn District Council on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Guardian of Far North Māori trust sentenced for fraud

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:33 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former trustee of Parengarenga 3G (P3G) has been sentenced to 12 months’ home detention and $5000 reparation for defrauding the trust that manages a forested block of Māori land. More >>

Ponzi scheme operator Lance Ryan jailed

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 1:50 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A serial fraudster who persuaded Cantabrians to invest more than $8 million in a fake foreign exchange brokerage has been jailed for seven years and six months, with a minimum non-parole period of three years and nine months, for charges brought by ... More >>

Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank investigating CBL

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 3:17 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank of New Zealand are each investigating matters relating to CBL Insurance and associated entities. More >>

Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank investigating CBL

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 3:06 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office and Reserve Bank of New Zealand are each investigating matters relating to CBL Insurance and associated entities. More >>

Three people convicted in $54 million mortgage fraud case

Friday, 15 June 2018, 12:29 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The three defendants in a Serious Fraud Office trial who worked together to illegally obtain home loans have been convicted. The scheme, which involved 110 separate property transactions in Auckland and Hamilton, was designed to obtain cheaper lending for ... More >>

Finance manager pleas guilty to more fraud charges

Friday, 1 June 2018, 4:13 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The former finance manager of a Hamilton-based social services provider has pleaded guilty to an additional 99 fraud charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Property consultant jailed for defrauding government body

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 3:19 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A property consultant who sold real estate in a business park near Christchurch has been sentenced to two years and nine months in prison on 14 charges of obtaining by deception brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Guilty plea in SFO prosecution of fictitious forex broker

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 11:57 am | Serious Fraud Office

A Christchurch man has pleaded guilty to fraud in relation to a sophisticated Ponzi scheme masked as a foreign exchange brokerage. More >>

Prominent educator Donna Grant charged with fraud

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 11:16 am | Serious Fraud Office

Prominent Maori performing arts educator Donna Grant has appeared at the Rotorua District Court on charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

 

 

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