All posts tagged "Bribery and Corruption"

  • Investigation into Auckland Transport claim
    Investigation into Auckland Transport claim

    Auckland Transport is investigating allegations of impropriety and a serious conflict of interest brought to its attention by the Herald. An Auckland Transport spokesman said it was taking the matter seriously and further investigations and inquiries were...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • CAANZ: Rising corruption a serious threat to New Zealand
    CAANZ: Rising corruption a serious threat to New Zealand

    Rewarding whistle-blowers and ensuring companies have anti-corruption policies are just two things needed to help fight financial corruption and protect New Zealand's reputation. That is according to Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ), which released a trans-Tasman...

    • Posted September 17, 2015
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  • Former immigration officer sentenced for bribery
    Former immigration officer sentenced for bribery

    A former immigration officer, who a judge said had used his public position for his own advantage, has been sentenced to eight months' home detention for accepting bribes. Meng Yam Lim, also known as Peter Lim, appeared...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Former immigration officer admits taking bribes
    Former immigration officer admits taking bribes

    A former immigration official and a cohort caught taking cash sweeteners to help get people into New Zealand have today admitted corruption and bribery charges. Former border control officer Meng Yam Lim, known as Peter Lim, pleaded...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • CEO guilty of corruption
    CEO guilty of corruption

    Peter John Scutts (59) was found guilty in the Auckland High Court today following a prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). He has been found guilty of 17 fraud charges. Mr Scutts was CEO of the...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • SFO lays charges alleging immigration bribes
    SFO lays charges alleging immigration bribes

    Corruption and bribery charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against a former immigration official and his associate were before the Auckland District Court today. Meng Yam (Peter) Lim (64) has been charged with four counts...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • Auckland officials face corruption charges
    Auckland officials face corruption charges

    Three men with links to Auckland Transport and Rodney District Council have been charged in relation to allegations of bribery and corruption worth more than $1 million. Stephen James Borlase, Barrie Kenneth James George and one other...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • Man pleads not guilty to bribing Auckland Council officer
    Man pleads not guilty to bribing Auckland Council officer

    An Auckland man who allegedly tried to bribe Auckland Council into approving an application to subdivide his property has pleaded not guilty. Johnson Yuejun Li, who is facing a bribery and corruption charge laid by the Serious...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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