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SFO closes TCIL investigation

Friday, 9 August 2019, 12:24 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office has closed its investigation relating to Thompson and Clark Investigations Limited (TCIL). More >>

Name suppression declined in Auckland Council bribery case

Friday, 26 July 2019, 1:58 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The name of one of the men facing bribery charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office can now be revealed after his request for name suppression was declined today. More >>

Ponzi scheme operator Kelvin Wood jailed for six years

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 10:58 am | Serious Fraud Office

A foreign exchange broker who defrauded his clients of more than $7 million has been sentenced to six years and three months’ imprisonment and a minimum period of imprisonment of two years and 11 months. More >>

Former Auckland Council employee charged with bribery

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 2:47 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A man has been charged with accepting a bribe as a council official and obtaining by deception, while his alleged counterpart is charged with giving a gift to a council employee. More >>

Forex broker Russell Maher pleads guilty to fraud

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 12:14 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A foreign exchange broker who used forged documents to disguise his company’s financial status has pleaded guilty to fraud. More >>

SFO closes investigation into Dr Nigel Murray

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:04 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has concluded its investigation into Dr Nigel Murray, the former CEO of the Waikato District Health Board (Waikato DHB). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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