Tag: fraud

Businessman faces $250,000 tax charges

October 8, 2018 | By More
Businessman faces $250,000 tax charges

Tax charges totalling nearly $250,000 have now been laid against a Christchurch businessman who was remanded last week on dishonesty charges.

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Scammer and thief gets a chance at a future

September 27, 2018 | By More
Scammer and thief gets a chance at a future

A judge’s wide knowledge of Christchurch offenders went on show at a district court sentencing in Court 19.

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Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

September 20, 2018 | By More
Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

Home detention has been granted to a real estate agent who admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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Remands on fraud, drugs charges in racing industry

September 5, 2018 | By More
Remands on fraud, drugs charges in racing industry

Four people facing charges of deceptive practice and drug use, arrested in a police investigation relating to the harness racing industry, have been remanded at the Christchurch District Court.

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Woman involved children in thieving

August 17, 2018 | By More
Woman involved children in thieving

A 31-year-old woman who got children involved in her organised shoplifting has been jailed for four years six months.

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Conman ‘more comfortable in prison’

August 5, 2018 | By More
Conman ‘more comfortable in prison’

A conman facing sentencing on five fraud charges, entered last minute guilty pleas to seven further charges that his counsel described as “depressingly similar”.

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Jail for property commission frauds

May 23, 2018 | By More
Jail for property commission frauds

Property consultant Stephen Rolf Gubb has been jailed for two years nine months for commission frauds on deals relating to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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Role in $8.3m Ponzi scheme admitted

May 10, 2018 | By More
Role in $8.3m Ponzi scheme admitted

A Christchurch man has admitted his role in an $8.3 million Ponzi scheme that drew in 900 investors.

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Sentencing delayed by positive drug test

May 8, 2018 | By More
Sentencing delayed by positive drug test

Sentencing of a woman who scammed elderly victims – including a 95-year-old – has been delayed so that a judge can find out more about a positive drug test during a home detention term.

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Organised crime ring guilty pleas

April 27, 2018 | By More
Organised crime ring guilty pleas

A man charged with participating in an organised criminal group involved in burglaries, thefts, and fraud has admitted 23 charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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