I did ridiculous things with the money

By on March 8, 2018
I did ridiculous things with the money

Transport Ministry fraudster Joanne Harrison has been denied parole for a second time because she remains an undue risk to society.

Harrison stole nearly $750,000 dollars over four years while employed as a senior manager at the Transport Ministry and was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison in February last year.

At her Parole Board hearing at the Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility last week Harrison said she had done "ridiculous things with the money" she'd stolen.

The board heard that by the time Harrison was caught, after several promotions at the Transport Ministry, she was on a salary of more than $235,000 a year.

Read the full article by Benedict Collins > Radio New Zealand - radionz.co.nz

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