All posts tagged "Theft as a person in a special relationship"

  • Woman steals $52,000 from work in 10 months
    Woman steals $52,000 from work in 10 months

    An administrator took $52,000 of work funds and used the money to buy furniture and a car. Shirley Joan Wright, 54, siphoned the Waikato genetics company's cash over a 10-month period, until an investigation uncovered her misdeeds....

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • CEO found guilty of stealing over $114k
    CEO found guilty of stealing over $114k

    The former chief executive of the Kokiri Training Centre in South Dunedin has been found guilty of taking more than $114,000 from the non-profit Maori organisation. Lynette Anne Collins-Watson (59), of Dunedin, had pleaded not guilty to...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Finance company bosses face courts
    Finance company bosses face courts

    Executives from the last of the failed finance companies have gone on trial, more than six years after the firms' collapse. Four executives from Viaduct Capital and Mutual Finance were in the High Court in Auckland today...

    • Posted August 8, 2016
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  • Last of the finance company trials underway
    Last of the finance company trials underway

    A property developer's plan to buy a finance company and transfer assets to it was allegedly "from the beginning a conspiracy to commit criminal offences", the High Court heard today. Paul Bublitz and his co-accused, the court...

    • Posted August 8, 2016
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  • Tax agent pleads guilty to keeping client money
    Tax agent pleads guilty to keeping client money

    A former tax agent who didn't pay his clients' tax to the Inland Revenue Department and falsified 250 GST and income tax returns in order to keep client money has pleaded guilty to fraud charges. In the...

    • Posted August 8, 2016
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  • Four plead not guilty in finance company trial
    Four plead not guilty in finance company trial

    A multi-million dollar fraud trial has started at the High Court in Auckland with executives from Viaduct Capital and Mutual Finance charged with theft in a special relationship and making false statements. Paul Bublitz, Richard Blackwood, Bruce...

    • Posted August 8, 2016
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  • Bay man jailed for theft of $1.4m
    Bay man jailed for theft of $1.4m

    A Bay financial investment planner who misused almost $1.4 million of his clients funds has been jailed for three years. Jonathan Graham West, 61, was sentenced in Tauranga District Court today in relation to five charges of...

    • Posted May 12, 2016
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  • Employee admits school theft
    Employee admits school theft

    An employee at a Northland school has admitted helping herself to more than $30,000 of school funds over a 15-month period. The former employee pleaded guilty to 18 charges in the Kaikohe District Court on Tuesday. Thirteen...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • Caregiver admits thefts
    Caregiver admits thefts

    A rest home caregiver has admitted to stealing from residents. Jaime Pairangi Kara was working as a caregiver at New Vista rest home in Whanganui last year when residents noticed money disappearing from their drawers. Police prosecutor...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • Worker's assets frozen over alleged $235k transfer
    Worker’s assets frozen over alleged $235k transfer

    A judge has frozen the assets of a former concrete company worker who allegedly transferred nearly $180,000 out of its accounts and debited $55,000 from credit cards for "non-company related purposes". Counties Manukau police are investigating the...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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