A conman facing sentencing on five fraud charges, entered last minute guilty pleas to seven further charges that his counsel described as “depressingly similar”.
A Christchurch man has admitted his role in an $8.3 million Ponzi scheme that drew in 900 investors.
Photographs of Kim Michael David Barwell should be plastered on the noticeboards at every shopping mall and supermarket, with the message: “You should not give money to this man.”
An online cheat is in custody awaiting sentencing after admitting a total of 19 charges.
A Canterbury man faces a long jail term after admitting 44 charges from a crime spree that ended with a police pursuit in September.
A 22-year-old has admitted using a phone scam to raid the bank accounts of women aged 93, 91, and 73.
A 22-year-old who cheated an elderly woman out of $75,547 asked for a jail term as her punishment – and she got it.
An older Wellington man has asked for leniency for the Sydney woman who scammed him out of $35,000 by offering her “sister” in a marriage contract when she was already married.
A Christchurch man was regarded as a loyal employee for seven years while he stole $86,000 from the company with false invoices.
Second chances ran out for accomplished conwoman Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith, with an eight-month jail term being imposed on her 14th remand appearance facing fraud charges.