Serious Fraud Office - Latest News [Page 1]

Forex trader pleads not guilty to $7 million fraud

Friday, 7 December 2018, 7:33 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A foreign exchange trader has pleaded not guilty to running a Ponzi scheme to defraud his clients of more than $7 million. More >>

Accountant pleads not guilty to $1 million fraud

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 12:52 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former chartered accountant has pleaded not guilty to charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Liquidator charged with fraud

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 12:05 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former Auckland liquidator has entered no plea to fraud charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Couple sentenced for defrauding disability trust

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 7:10 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A Christchurch couple have received community-based sentences for defrauding a government-funded disability trust of nearly $500,000. More >>

Trader charged with multi-million dollar fraud

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:32 pm | Serious Fraud Office

An Auckland man who operated a foreign exchange brokerage and trading business has been charged with fraud that allegedly saw his largest investors lose more than $1 million each. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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