Media Releases

2015

21 May 2015

CEO guilty of corruption

Peter John Scutts (59) was found guilty in the Auckland High Court today following a prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). He has been found guilty of 17 fraud charges.

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19 May 2015

SFO lays charges alleging immigration bribes

A former immigration official and his associate have appeared in the Auckland District Court to face corruption and bribery charges following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation.

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13 May 2015

Strategic Planning Group Director pleads guilty to SFO charges

Andrew Hrothgar Robinson (42) has entered guilty pleas in the Auckland High Court today to charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

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08 May 2015

Lead offender sentenced in Operation Edit

Anthony John Hendon (56) has been sentenced today in the High Court at Wellington following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution.

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07 May 2015

Final verdicts in joint agency operation

Guilty verdicts have been handed down in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution in the High Court at Wellington today.

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04 May 2015

Guilty of theft of client funds

Linnet Lewis, has pleaded guilty in the Rotorua District Court today to 16 charges of theft by a person in a special relationship.

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28 April 2015

Three charged with corruption and bribery after SFO investigation

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has laid charges against three individuals in relation to allegations of bribery worth more than $1 million involving previous employees of Auckland Transport and Rodney District Council.

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24 April 2015

Home detention for dishonest business activity at media agency

Glenda Mary Wynyard (49) was sentenced in the Auckland District Court today to eight months of home detention.

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21 April 2015

Alex Swney pleads guilty to SFO fraud charge

Alex Swney, former Chief Executive of Heart of the City, has appeared in the Auckland District Court to answer a charge brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) of dishonestly using documents to obtain $2.5 million.

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27 March 2015

Media agency director found guilty of fraud

Glenda Mary Wynyard (49) has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court today of 11 out of 13 Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

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24 March 2015

Man charged for alleged attempt to bribe council

Auckland resident, Johnson Yuejun Li (48) has appeared in the Auckland District Court today on a charge of corruption and bribery of an official laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

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10 February 2015

Joint investigation guilty plea

Anthony John Hendon (54) has pleaded guilty today in the High Court at Wellington to 24 charges of reproducing documents with intent to cause loss and has been remanded on bail for sentencing.

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02 February 2015

Pokie fraud accused in court

Four men charged with Crimes Act offences in relation to a multi-million dollar gaming machine fraud appeared in the Wellington District Court today.

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