A 39-year-old woman has admitted the robbery of an elderly Papanui couple, in which police allege garden secateurs were used as a weapon.
A 35-year-old mother has admitted her role in a bank-card scam that netted a group more than $270,000 from elderly victims.
A 90-year-old has been sentenced to three months’ home detention for sex offending dating back up to 53 years on a woman who has died since the complaint was made.
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.
Women aged 94, 93, and 80 years were the three victims of Denise Cherelle Greig’s part in a fraud ring that was scamming people out of their bank cards.
A member of a ring of scammers has admitted cleaning $20,000 out of the bank account of a 94-year-old woman after getting her bank card.
A 27-year-old woman has been refused bail after becoming the fourth person arrested for an alleged scheme in which elderly victims were scammed.