Emily Projects Limited

Emily Projects Limited

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Two men have been found guilty and another two men pleaded guilty, and have been sentenced to 10 months' home detention, in a $41 million lending fraud case.

  • Leonard Ross sentenced to four years and four months’ imprisonment and Michael Wehipeihana sentenced to four years and three months’ imprisonment on 28 September. 

  • Jury finds Leonard Ross and Michael Wehipeihana guilty on 31 July of fraudulently obtaining a  $41-million development loan.

  • Vaughn Stephen Foster sentenced at the Auckland High Court to 10 months of home detention on 14 June.

  • Jury trial at High Court in Auckland commences of property developer Leonard John Ross and company director Michael James Wehipeihana on 5 June.

  • Vaughn Stephen Foster, a self-employed consultant, pleaded guilty on 15 March to one Crimes Act charge of ‘Obtaining by deception’.

  • Timothy Upton Slack sentenced at the Auckland High Court to 10 months of home detention on 26 September. 

  • One of the four men charged in this matter, Timothy Upton Slack, a lawyer, pleaded guilty on 1 September to one Crimes Act charge of ‘Obtaining by deception’.

     

  • All defendants confirmed not guilty pleas and elected a jury trial which will take place in the Auckland High Court from 5 June 2018.

     

  • Name supression lifted on two of four defendants, not sought by another.

  • Charges laid against against four individuals in Auckland District Court.

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