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SFO charges forex broker Russell Maher with fraud

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 10:42 am | Serious Fraud Office

A foreign exchange broker whose company is in liquidation has entered no plea to fraud charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Former trustee pleads guilty to fraud mid-trial

Friday, 24 May 2019, 2:46 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former trustee of a Far North Māori land trust has admitted stealing more than $1 million from the trust. More >>

SFO executes search warrants

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 2:53 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office, with the assistance of the Financial Markets Authority, executed search warrants this morning in relation to an investigation concerning the Dunedin-based financial advisor, Barry Kloogh. More >>

Charges laid in The Vintage Aviator fraud case

Monday, 6 May 2019, 11:50 am | Serious Fraud Office

A Wellington man has been charged by the Serious Fraud Office in relation to funds paid for the purchase of reproduction aircraft and the unauthorised use of an aircraft as security to obtain a loan. More >>

Forex trader admits defrauding clients of $7 million

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 1:27 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A foreign exchange broker has pleaded guilty to running a Ponzi scheme to defraud his clients of more than $7 million. More >>

Accountant pleads guilty to million-dollar fraud

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 3:45 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former chartered accountant who stole approximately $1.01 million from his clients has pleaded guilty to fraud. More >>

SFO confirms receipt of political donations referral

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:14 am | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office has received a referral from the Police about a complaint they received in October last year in relation to the disclosure of political donations under the Electoral Act. More >>

Protecting against corruption focus of SFO Conference

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:21 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Anti-corruption and counter-fraud experts from around the world will soon gather in Auckland to discuss the threats of financial crime and corruption. More >>

Waitangi National Trust fraudster jailed

Friday, 22 February 2019, 4:39 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former manager of the Waitangi National Trust, which is responsible for the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, has been jailed for three years and eight months on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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