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Obtaining Property by Deception

Sydney Solicitor Sent to Prison for Stealing from Clients

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
A 64-year old former Sydney solicitor who pleaded guilty to 10 fraud charges, and his 63-year old wife who pleaded guilty to two charges of dealing with the proceeds of crime, have been sentenced in Downing Centre District Court. Former...

The Offence of Dishonestly Obtaining a Benefit By Deception in NSW

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
Australian singer Guy Sebastian’s former manager has been charged with fraud, after allegedly dishonestly obtaining $1.15 million that should have been paid to the singer. Titus Day was recently arrested and charged with 61 counts of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage...

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...

Belle Gibson – Why hasn’t she been charged?

by Ugur Nedim
Last Sunday night, viewers from around Australia watched reporter Tara Brown interviewing Belle Gibson on Channel Nine’s 60 minutes program. Belle Gibson, whose real name is Annabelle Natalie Gibson, created an online persona whereby she portrayed herself as a survivor...

Penalties for Fraud and Deception Offences: Recent Case Studies

by Ugur Nedim
Deception offences cover a broad range of criminal offences that can be committed against the Commonwealth or against individuals. Penalties for deception offences can vary considerably, depending on a number of different factors. Deception and fraud are two offences that...

Cases That Fall Under the Legal Definition of Fraud in NSW

by Ugur Nedim
Fraud offences are on the increase, according to the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR). Figures from July this year show that the crime rate for fraud has been steadily increasing over the previous two years, at a...

Obtaining a Benefit by Deception

by Ugur Nedim
Have you been charged with obtaining a benefit by deception? The charge is used for NSW offences that are alleged to have occurred before the commencement of the general offence of ‘section 192E fraud’ on 22nd February 2010. There is...

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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