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Eugene DeMarco jailed for defrauding aircraft company

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 12:05 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former employee of a company owned by Sir Peter Jackson and Dame Fran Walsh has been sentenced to two years and five months’ imprisonment on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

School administrator gets home detention for fraud

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 5:19 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former school administrator has been sentenced to 10 months of home detention and 150 hours of community work for defrauding a Māori immersion school of approximately $250,000. Kim Symes (51) of Auckland was also ordered to pay $5000 in reparation. More >>

Property investors charged with deceiving banks

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:01 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Four property investors have been charged with fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in home loans. More >>

Stock agent charged with $2-million fraud

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:40 am | Serious Fraud Office

A former employee of Rural Livestock Ltd has pleaded not guilty to charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

SFO files charges in West Coast corruption case

Friday, 1 November 2019, 4:12 pm | Serious Fraud Office

Four people have been charged by the Serious Fraud Office for allegedly manipulating Westland District Council’s procurement processes for financial gain. More >>

Former school administrator pleads guilty to fraud

Friday, 13 September 2019, 2:14 pm | Serious Fraud Office

An Auckland woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding a Māori immersion school of approximately $250,000 on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Former production manager convicted of fraud

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:37 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The former production manager of an aircraft manufacturer, The Vintage Aviator Limited (TVAL), has been convicted of fraud on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Former DHB employee pleads guilty to fraud

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 4:43 pm | Serious Fraud Office

The former employee, who has interim name suppression, pleaded guilty today in the Christchurch District Court to one representative charge of ‘False accounting’ laid by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Guardian of Māori land trust jailed for $1 million fraud

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 2:11 pm | Serious Fraud Office

A former trustee of a Far North Māori land trust has been sentenced to five years and two months’ imprisonment on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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