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Six-year jail term for LWR collapse losses

Six-year jail term for LWR collapse losses

LWR owner Kenneth James Anderson’s frauds at the time of the company’s $100 million collapse have left him shamed, devastated, bankrupt, without assets at the age of 66 – and now jailed for six years.

November 25, 2013 | By More
Businesswoman granted suppression at sentencing

Businesswoman granted suppression at sentencing

A Christchurch woman prosecuted for a document fraud offence related to the huge LWR collapse dabbed at her eyes and thanked the judge after being fined $2000 but granted a suppression order that will let her stay in business.

November 25, 2013 | By More
Family support for Opawa park offender

Family support for Opawa park offender

Family members are standing by a 63-year-old Avondale man who has admitted masturbating in front of two women in Hansen Park, Opawa.

November 22, 2013 | By More
Police seek owners of missing cash

Police seek owners of missing cash

The Hornby police are seeking the owners of two sums of money recently found in the area and handed in.

November 22, 2013 | By More
Restaurant manager fiddled loyalty points

Restaurant manager fiddled loyalty points

Restaurant manager Paul Thomas Foster fiddled the loyalty card system at the Speights Alehouse in Bealey Avenue to get himself nearly $17,000.

November 22, 2013 | By More
Murder plea delay pending mental health report

Murder plea delay pending mental health report

Entering of a plea on a charge of murder has been deferred for a man who is continuing to undergo psychiatric evaluation in Hillmorton Hospital.

November 22, 2013 | By More
Bogus $700,000 earthquake claim admitted

Bogus $700,000 earthquake claim admitted

The chief executive of Christchurch company Black Box Spatial Ltd has admitted deceiving an insurance company into paying out more than $700,000 in business interruption insurance after the earthquakes.

November 21, 2013 | By More
Bail bid delayed for accused ‘plum sauce burglar’

Bail bid delayed for accused ‘plum sauce burglar’

The man accused of being Linwood’s plum sauce burglar remains in custody after a series of glitches has prevented hearing of his bail application.

November 21, 2013 | By More
Jail term for fire-lighter

Jail term for fire-lighter

A 49-year-old man with bipolar disorder was sentenced to three years five months prison for lighting five fires in July.

November 20, 2013 | By More
Peace breaks out in Spreydon

Peace breaks out in Spreydon

A Samoan man had to kneel for some time during a reconciliation meeting between families that followed a bloody street brawl in Spreydon.

November 20, 2013 | By More

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