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Judge freezes Forum Finance director’s worldwide assets
Financial Services 2021-08-27 5:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has expanded a freezing order over assets owned by Forum Finance director Vincenzo Tesoriero to include property outside Australia, including a yacht in […]

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Fraud cross-claims struck out in Mach Energy suit over Mount Pleasant coal mine
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-25 6:28 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has struck out allegations of fraud in a cross-claim brought by the operator of a NSW open-cut coal mine, which accused several contractors […]

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Criminal cartel charges against CFMEU dropped over witness concerns
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-17 1:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Criminal cartel charges against the CFMEU and its ACT branch secretary have been dropped amid concerns about witnesses’ ability to recall the events at the […]

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Financial fraudster dodges conviction following ASIC investigation
Financial Services 2021-08-09 2:54 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former director of Sydney financial planning practice Hillross Bella Vista has been conditionally released without a conviction recorded after pleading guilty to falsifying documents […]

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Mining magnate Bob Johnson faces court over alleged $38.5 million tax fraud
Tax 2021-07-30 2:16 pm By Bianca Hrovat

South Australian mining magnate Bob Johnson faced court Friday charged over a scheme to defraud the federal government of $38.5 million in taxes. The Australian […]

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Prosecutors lose bid to revoke bail for Obeids, Macdonald ahead of sentencing
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-07-22 1:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former NSW Labor Ministers Ian Macdonald and Eddie Obeid as well as Obeid’s son, Moses, will remain out of jail for now after a NSW […]

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Self-proclaimed financial guru Roger Munro pleads guilty to defrauding investors
Financial Services 2021-07-20 9:21 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Failed financial advisor Dr Roger Munro faces up to 12 years imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud at the Brisbane District […]

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Former NSW ministers Eddie Obeid, Ian Macdonald found guilty of conspiracy
Breaking News 2021-07-19 2:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found former NSW Labor Ministers Ian Macdonald and Eddie Obeid, as well as Obeid’s son Moses, guilty of conspiring to rig a […]

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ASIC drops criminal probe into AMP over fees for no service conduct
Financial Services 2021-07-16 2:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has dropped its criminal investigation of AMP over its fees-for-no-service conduct which was aired during the banking royal commission. […]

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Forum Finance boss headed back to Australia to face $263M fraud claims, court hears
Financial Services 2021-07-07 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The director of Forum Finance, which has been accused by Westpac and Societe Generale of a $263 million fraud, is in Europe and will return […]

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