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Mortgage fraud guilty verdicts

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 11:00 am | Serious Fraud Office

The jury in the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) trial of Vicki Ravana Letele yesterday reached verdicts in the Auckland District Court. Ms Letele faced 11 charges under Section 228 of the Crimes Act for dishonestly using a document. The charges related ... More >>

SFO charges elusive defendant Mark Ivil

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 2:07 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has laid charges against Mark Lawrence Ivil (58) in the Tauranga District Court. More >>

Immigration official pleads guilty to bribery

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 3:51 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former immigration official and his associate have pleaded guilty in the Auckland District Court today to corruption and bribery charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Six years’ prison for hiding the true picture

Friday, 17 July 2015, 10:50 am | Serious Fraud Office

Andrew Hrothgar Robinson has been sentenced in the Auckland High Court today to six years’ imprisonment for fraud. Mr Robinson is a former financial advisor and director of Auckland based company, Strategic Planning Group Limited (SPG). The Serious Fraud ... More >>

CEO sentenced for dishonesty and corruption

Friday, 10 July 2015, 10:11 am | Serious Fraud Office

CEO sentenced for dishonesty and corruption Peter John Scutts was sentenced in the Auckland High Court today to eight months on home detention. An investigation of the former New Zealand Wine Company Limited (NZWC) CEO by the Serious Fraud Office ... More >>

Gold trader sentenced

Friday, 3 July 2015, 4:07 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Kairuaiti Tangata Oropai Robert Kairua (Robert Kairua) has been sentenced to three years and nine months’ imprisonment in the Auckland District Court today. More >>

No charges in Far North District Council investigation

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 1:43 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has completed an investigation into matters relating to the Far North District Council (FNDC). More >>

Alex Swney receives jail sentence

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 12:51 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Former Chief Executive of Heart of the City, Alex Gordon Swney (57) has appeared in the Auckland District Court today. Mr Swney has been sentenced to five years and seven months’ imprisonment for charges brought respectively by the Serious Fraud ... More >>

Gold trader untruthful with investors

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 9:46 am | Serious Fraud Office

The Director of Grace Holdings NZ Limited (Grace NZ), Kairuaiti Tangata Oropai Robert Kairua (55), has pleaded guilty in the Auckland District Court to charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Sentenced for theft of client funds

Friday, 19 June 2015, 12:31 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Linnet Lewis has today been sentenced to five years and five months’ imprisonment in the High Court at Rotorua. Ms Lewis pleaded guilty to 16 charges of theft by a person in a special relationship in May 2015. A Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation ... More >>

Final sentences in joint agency operation

Friday, 12 June 2015, 4:13 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A major joint enforcement agency operation led by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has concluded today with the sentencing of Noelene Kay Banton and Johannes Hendrik Maria Middeldorp in the High Court at Wellington. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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