Serious Fraud Office

Buddle Findlay lawyer Peter Niven says the case could impact FMA and ComCom investigations

The SFO’s unlawful Zespri act

Wed 6 Sep

The High Court clarifies the rights of individuals to choose their legal representation in SFO investigations, which could affect other regulators.

Lawyer Gang (Richard) Chen has been suspended and censured by the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal

Couple named in $50m mortgage fraud

Fri 7 Jul 12

The SFO is pursuing four people are accused of fraudulently obtaining money to buy 76 properties in Auckland and Hamilton.

Lorinda Kelley says "it's often hard to know where the line is"

Is that free bottle of wine worth it? Corruption survey says no

Wed 21 Jun 2

The Deloitte Bribery and Corruption Survey 2017 says where to draw the line on freebies.

SFO director Julie Read says investors reporting to the FMA "took the right action"

SFO charges Ponzi accused Hibbs with defrauding investors

Tue 20 Jun 3

Paul Hibbs' legitimate businesses developed into a Ponzi scheme.

Three men found guilty of pokie fraud in Wellington High Court

Thu 15 Jun

The offending was detected during Operation Chestnut.

Trends chairman David Johnson is pleased no charges are being laid

SFO drops fraud investigation into Trends Publishing

Tue 13 Jun 2

But court battles between Callaghan and Trends continue. 


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