Tax agent charged with pocketing funds from falsified tax returns

Tue 17 Nov

SFO alleges between 2007 and 2013 Michael McDonald took money from clients to pay their taxes but kept it himself.

Insurance Council Insurance Claims Register Dave Ashton

Technology upgrades lead to spike in insurance fraud, Insurance Council says

Wed 11 Nov

Although fraud was often the "elephant in the room" for insurers who don't want to accuse their policyholders of being dishonest.

SFO charges Mark Ivil over $4.28m property development scam

Thu 23 Jul

The 58-year-old faces 21 charges of obtaining by deception.

'Bogus' gold trader jailed

Fri 3 Jul 1

Robert Kairua, 55, was sentenced to three years nine months' jail for causing losses of about $1.5 million.

Gold trader pleads guilty to fraud charges

Wed 24 Jun 1

The SFO released a statement this morning confirming the outcome in response to NBR questions as to the status of the case which goes back to 2012.

Professional Advisers Association chairman Bruce Cortesi

Local banks shy away from compulsory adviser ethics training

Thu 14 May 1

Scandal-rocked Australian banks want compulsory ethics education for financial advisers, but their NZ counterparts say the same is not needed here.


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