“I don’t want to die, I got so sick in jail last time”, a distressed scammer pleaded as he was jailed for two years nine months.
Nine more charges have been laid against a 36-year-old woman who was already facing 35 charges relating to a stolen mail investigation.
A woman says she was brutally abused to make her take part in a three-month crime spree.
Name suppression has been lifted on a 42-year-old woman extradited from Australia to face charges of fraud and the theft of a yacht after a years-long police investigation.
A 36-year-old Diamond Harbour woman faced 35 charges after police searched a property in a stolen mail investigation on Monday.
Name suppression has lifted on a Christchurch businessman, Nigel Terrance William Thompson, facing 67 dishonesty or tax charges.
Tax charges totalling nearly $250,000 have now been laid against a Christchurch businessman who was remanded last week on dishonesty charges.
A judge’s wide knowledge of Christchurch offenders went on show at a district court sentencing in Court 19.
Home detention has been granted to a real estate agent who admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.
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.