Tag: theft

Online cheater jailed

April 20, 2018 | By More
Online cheater jailed

An online cheat was jailed for 19 months on 34 charges of using various internet auction sites to sell mobile phones and a laptop computer which she did not have.

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Second woman admits role in burglary ring

April 13, 2018 | By More
Second woman admits role in burglary ring

A second woman who has admitted her role in an organised criminal group accused of burgling 110 homes has been told to be prepared for a prison term.

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110 burglaries by criminal group alleged

April 9, 2018 | By More
110 burglaries by criminal group alleged

A woman has admitted being part of an organised criminal group accused of burgling 110 homes.

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Charges against ‘God’ tossed out

March 27, 2018 | By More
Charges against ‘God’ tossed out

It looked a bit like divine intervention, but the problems that beset a case involving “God” at the Christchurch District Court were probably very much human.

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Couple charged with $1.4m theft

March 20, 2018 | By More
Couple charged with $1.4m theft

A Christchurch couple has been charged with stealing nearly $1.4 million from an elderly widow.

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War medal thief admits trail of bungled offending

March 7, 2018 | By More
War medal thief admits trail of bungled offending

Joshua Lukic says he is keen to meet the victims of his burglaries and thefts but at least one of them won’t be accepting that invitiation ahead of the 30-year-old’s sentencing.

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Stealing computers should bring harsher sentences – judge

February 14, 2018 | By More
Stealing computers should bring harsher sentences – judge

Stealing computer gear should be regarded as an aggravating feature at sentencing because of all the financial, personal, and sentimental details people store on them, said a Christchurch judge as he jailed a burglar.

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Ponzi-scheme sentencing delayed

February 7, 2018 | By More
Ponzi-scheme sentencing delayed

Liquidators of two companies run by Ponzi schemer Paul Clifford Hibbs want to have a say at his sentencing about efforts to recover any of the lost $17.5 million.

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Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

January 23, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

Canterbury businessman Paul Martin Encell has admitted defrauding $750,000 from the tax department, businesses, and one man who contracted him to build a house.

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Woman claims she was forced into crime

January 22, 2018 | By More
Woman claims she was forced into crime

A woman says she was forced into crime by her ex-partner’s involvement with the Nomads gang.

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