Tag: fraud

Fresh warrant for woman in Australia

March 29, 2017 | By More
Fresh warrant for woman in Australia

A fresh warrant has been issued for the arrest of Simone Anne Wright, who is in Australia, and police now believe they know where she is.

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High Court ruling allows con-woman to be named

March 21, 2017 | By More
High Court ruling allows con-woman to be named

Name suppression has lifted on an accomplished con-woman, Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith, after her appeal to the High Court fizzled today.

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Conwoman continues fight for suppression

March 7, 2017 | By More
Conwoman continues fight for suppression

An accomplished con-woman has been given an extra two weeks to sort out the grounds why she should be allowed name suppression, while she awaits sentencing on two fraud charges.

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Crime spree guilty pleas

February 21, 2017 | By More
Crime spree guilty pleas

David Ronald Cribb’s drug-fuelled victimisation of Halswell residents has ended in spectacular fashion with 43 guilty pleas at the Christchurch District Court.

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Scam accused back in court

February 20, 2017 | By More
Scam accused back in court

A Hei Hei man already facing trial on fraud charges has been arrested again on five more similar charges.

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Woman admits ‘family misfortunes’ were a rip-off

January 24, 2017 | By More
Woman admits ‘family misfortunes’ were a rip-off

A woman who has admitted conning $3000 out of a Kiwibank customer with a sad story about her family’s terrible misfortunes is fighting to keep her name and photograph out of the media.

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Mum left smarting by judge’s comment

January 9, 2017 | By More
Mum left smarting by judge’s comment

A mum left court smarting after a judge called her “a shocking role model” for her 22-year-old daughter who was standing in the dock.

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Card used soon after street robbery

November 24, 2016 | By More
Card used soon after street robbery

A woman who used a bank card stolen only an hour earlier in a gunpoint street robbery, has been sentenced to two months’ home detention in a residential rehabilitation programme.

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Judge rejects fraudster’s ‘inheritance’ claim

November 7, 2016 | By More
Judge rejects fraudster’s ‘inheritance’ claim

A judge says the explanation from a 35-year-old Manawatu man for raiding $74,262 from the bank account of an 80-year-old rest home resident “lacks reality”.

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Marriage scam broker threatened with arrest

November 5, 2016 | By More
Marriage scam broker threatened with arrest

A marriage broker convicted of scamming a Wellington man has been threatened with arrest unless she returns from Australia to face sentencing.

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