Category: False or Misleading Documents

Bogus Books Delivered to Sydney Mosques Defame Uyghur Leader


Two weeks ago, boxes containing hundreds of copies of a book defaming the character of exiled Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer were mysteriously dropped off out the front of several Sydney mosques. The incident seems to be an attempt to discredit the renowned activist’s reputation amongst her local supporters – most Uyghurs being Muslims. A total ...

Law Graduate Guilty of Pretending to be a Lawyer


By Sonia Hickey and Ugur Nedim A Queensland law graduate has been found guilty of engaging in legal practice without being entitled to do so after a Brisbane court heard he advised clients during police interviews, failed to correct police officers who referred to him as a solicitor, signed as a solicitor and helped an ...

Politician Imprisoned for Fraud


Former Victorian Liberal State Director Damien Mantach has been imprisoned for almost three years for stealing over $1.5 million from his party. The 42-year-old pleaded guilty to 15 counts of ‘dishonestly obtaining a financial advantage’ after creating false invoices which were paid into his own account from party funds.. Mantach’s fraudulent conduct spanned from June ...

Law Graduate Fakes Resume to Get Job


We all want to put ourselves in the best light when crafting a job application – but for one hopeful legal professional, this involved going beyond a little embellishment. The resume of a law graduate from the University of New South Wales boasted impressive results: a distinction average in sixteen law subjects and extensive experience. ...