Tag: gambling

Businessman gambled while tax went unpaid

September 7, 2018 | By More
Businessman gambled while tax went unpaid

While his four companies were failing to pay their taxes, a Christchurch man’s Player’s Club card shows he spent $93,415 at Christchurch Casino.

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Addition to Kaikoura population — one willing worker

November 23, 2016 | By More
Addition to Kaikoura population — one willing worker

Kaikoura’s cut-off community clubbed together to fly a local mum to Christchurch in a Cessna for her son’s sentencing.

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Sister gambled away funds

September 20, 2016 | By More
Sister gambled away funds

A woman who stole funds put aside by her family to provide for the day-to-day care and needs of her intellectually disabled sister, was granted permanent name suppression in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Money stolen to fund gambling, court told.

September 14, 2016 | By More
Money stolen to fund gambling, court told.

A former excavation manager has $115,971 ready to pay back to the firm he ripped off by getting work done in their name, to fund his gambling.

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Woman admits taking $100,000 for gambling

July 4, 2016 | By More
Woman admits taking $100,000 for gambling

A 66-year-old woman who had an enduring power of attorney over an older woman with an intellectual disability, has admitted taking more than $100,000 of her money for gambling.

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Liquor shop manager to repay stolen money

April 28, 2016 | By More
Liquor shop manager to repay stolen money

A judge has opted to let an offender keep working, going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and paying back $13,471 he stole from an employer through his drinking and gambling.

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Charity money was gambled away

March 16, 2016 | By More
Charity money was gambled away

A man who stole charity boxes from two premises in December spent the money on his gambling addiction, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Big bill after bad bets

February 10, 2016 | By More
Big bill after bad bets

A central city man faces a $13,958 bill after losing his money at Christchurch Casino and then losing his employer’s money as well.

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