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.
Kaikoura’s cut-off community clubbed together to fly a local mum to Christchurch in a Cessna for her son’s sentencing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man who stole charity boxes from two premises in December spent the money on his gambling addiction, the Christchurch District Court was told.
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.