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Defendant pleads guilty during trial in SFO prosecution

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 5:08 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Mark James Whelan (41) pleaded guilty in the Auckland District Court today after giving evidence at his trial. The trial related to a second Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation against Mr Whelan. More >>

Abuse of trust leads to prison sentence

Friday, 13 June 2014, 1:37 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Michelle Roberta Innes (59) has been sentenced today in the Auckland District Court to four years and three months’ imprisonment. More >>

SFO completes Te Pataka Ohanga investigation

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 12:57 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has completed its investigation in relation to allegations of misuse of funds held by Te Pataka Ohanga Limited (TPO). The SFO’s investigation did not disclose any criminal offending and the SFO will not be taking any further ... More >>

Options trader pleads guilty to fraud

Monday, 9 June 2014, 4:05 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Gregory Alan Arnott has entered guilty pleas in the Auckland District Court to 10 Crimes Act charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Former gas industry managers imprisoned

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 1:12 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former Managing Director and a former General Manager from the retail gas industry have been sentenced in the Wellington District Court today in relation to Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Finance company legal advisor found guilty of fraud

Friday, 16 May 2014, 1:22 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Hugh Edward Staples Hamilton (62) has been found guilty at the Auckland High Court today of 14 charges arising out of the collapse of Belgrave Finance Limited (Belgrave Finance). The charges were brought in a joint prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office ... More >>

IT Manager sentenced in SFO prosecution

Monday, 5 May 2014, 10:20 am | Serious Fraud Office

IT Manager sentenced in SFO prosecution Jimmy Ming Miu (47) was sentenced in the Auckland District Court today to three years and three months’ imprisonment following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. Mr Miu was found guilty in March of 55 ... More >>

Guilty verdict in SFO fraud case

Monday, 14 April 2014, 4:43 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Michelle Roberta Innes (59) has been found guilty today in the Auckland District Court to Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). More >>

Guilty of multi-million dollar fraud charges

Friday, 4 April 2014, 2:54 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Ronald Peter Rosenberg (72) and Sydney Lio Hunt (46) have been found guilty in the Wellington District Court today of charges amounting to $17 million of fraud. The guilty verdicts were delivered by Judge Davidson following a four week judge alone ... More >>

Sentence handed down in SFO mortgage fraud prosecution

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 2:21 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Ramni Kumar (46) was sentenced in the Auckland District Court today to 12 months’ Home Detention and 250 hours of Community Work for the role she played in a $3.9 million mortgage fraud scheme. More >>

Guilty verdicts end long running SFO case

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:18 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Jimmy Ming Miu (47) has been found guilty of Crimes Act charges in the Auckland District Court today following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. More >>

Criminal charges laid for theft, dishonesty and forgery

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 2:35 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has laid Crimes Act charges relating to an investigation into the conduct of Linnet Lewis (54). More >>

Property developer sentenced for $47 million mortgage fraud

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 11:05 am | Serious Fraud Office

Property developer sentenced for $47 million mortgage fraud Malcolm Duncan Mayer (57) was sentenced today in the Auckland District Court to six years’ imprisonment for orchestrating a $47 million mortgage fraud. The former Auckland property developer ... More >>

Four years for accessing client funds for personal benefit

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 2:24 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Rene Alan Chalmers (43) has been sentenced in the Auckland District Court to four years and three months’ imprisonment following Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charges of theft by person in special relationship, dishonestly taking or using a document ... More >>

Guilty plea in mortgage fraud prosecution

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 9:52 am | Serious Fraud Office

Ramni Kumar (45) has entered a guilty plea in the Auckland District Court to 10 charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Ms Kumar and an associate Vicki Ravana Letele (32) faced 10 joint charges under Section 228 of the Crimes Act for dishonestly ... More >>

AK property developer guilty of $47 million mortgage fraud

Friday, 20 December 2013, 9:48 am | Serious Fraud Office

Following a six week trial in the Auckland District Court, former Auckland property developer, Malcolm Duncan Mayer (57), was today found guilty of orchestrating a $47 million mortgage fraud. More >>

SFO close NZF investigation

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 2:24 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) confirmed today that an investigation into NZF Money Limited, and other related companies, has been closed. More >>

LWR director receives six year sentence

Monday, 25 November 2013, 3:36 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Two defendants were sentenced in the Christchurch District Court today on charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in relation to Canterbury clothing manufacturer, Lane Walker Rudkin Industries (LWR). More >>

David Ross sentenced for New Zealand’s largest ever Ponzi

Friday, 15 November 2013, 12:00 pm | Serious Fraud Office

David Robert Gilmour Ross (63) has been sentenced in the Wellington District Court to 10 years and 10 months of imprisonment following a joint agency investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). More >>

SFO to withdraw Hutton South Canterbury charges

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 12:10 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced it intends to withdraw charges previously laid against Terrence Hutton in relation to South Canterbury Finance Limited. More >>

 

 

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