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Larceny by Clerk or Servant

What is the Offence of Larceny in New South Wales?

by Ugur Nedim & Sonia Hickey
Five people will face Campbelltown Local Court over the alleged theft of salmon from Huon Aquaculture Ingleburn, a fish processing plant in Sydney’s south-west. The group, consisting of three men and two women, were all employees of the business and...

The Law, Defences and Penalties for Larceny as a Clerk or Servant in NSW

by Ugur Nedim
It has been alleged that a bank employee in the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina stole US$88,000 (approx. AUD$128,000) from the bank’s vault between July and August, 2019, and flaunted his new-found wealth on several social media posts. Arlando...

12 Reasons to Choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Being prosecuted for a criminal or traffic offence can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may be unfamiliar with the process, unsure of the best way forward and concerned about the outcome. But whether you are charged with a less-serious matter...

Beware: Supermarket Giants Are Cracking Down on Shoplifting

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
Fed up with shoppers stealing from its self-serve checkouts, supermarket giant Coles is considering the introduction of new technology to tackle shoplifting. The proposed new scanning machines will use advanced recognition software to identify specific fruits at vegetables by their...

Daniel Morcombe’s Killer’s Lawyer Suspected of Fraud

by Ugur Nedim
Until recently, criminal defence lawyer Tim Meehan enjoyed a glowing profile on his firm’s website. Now, his name has been removed from both the website and the Queensland Law Society’s online directory of lawyers. It has been reported that Mr...

Craig Thomson found ‘Not Guilty’ of 49 Fraud Charges

by Ugur Nedim
Many would be aware of the highly publicised controversy surrounding disgraced former Federal MP and Health Services Union secretary, Craig Thomson. 50 year-old Thomson is alleged to have committed numerous acts of fraud, after a Health Services Union secretary identified...

What Does the Law Say About Stolen Dogs in Sydney?

by Ugur Nedim
Perhaps professional dognapping is not the first thing that springs to mind if you were to imagine embarking on a life of crime. But stealing people’s pets for financial gain, or for dog baiting is not unheard of, and has...

A guide to criminal law – reckless dishonesty and fraud charges

by Ugur Nedim
Fraud is broadly defined as a type of theft or larceny where someone takes money or property for their own gain, through deceptive or dishonest means. According to section 192E of the Crimes Act, a person who ‘by deception, dishonestly...

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