Name suppression has lifted on a Christchurch businessman, Nigel Terrance William Thompson, facing 67 dishonesty or tax charges.
A boyracer recorded his two burn-outs lasting 19 and 26 seconds on his cellphone. Police were probably very pleased with the precise evidence he had gathered for them.
A Christchurch couple has been charged with stealing nearly $1.4 million from an elderly widow.
Repeat fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith is back in custody awaiting sentence after admitting four more offences – some of them while on release conditions after her jail term.
An ex-police officer was sentenced to community detention for charging someone $1000 to help them through the court system over a traffic ticket, and then not following through.
A third person has admitted a role in a crime ring that scammed elderly victims out of their bank cards and then drained tens of thousands of dollars from their bank accounts.
A 19-year-old Rangiora man who drained $57,830 from his mother’s bank account has admitted a charge of obtaining the money by deception.
A third person has admitted a role in a ring that was scamming elderly people out of their bank cards and raiding their bank accounts.
Frauds and thefts totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars and two indecency charges have been laid against Paul James Bennett after his deportation from Australia and arrival in Christchurch.
A 50-year-old Redwood man denies 59 charges of obtaining money by deception from an 82-year-old pensioner who allegedly provided him with “cash loans” totalling $90,790.