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Case number 170051

prosecution

Jason Koroheke and others

Six people have been charged by the Serious Fraud Office in relation to alleged corrupt behaviour in the provision of road maintenance contracts in South Auckland, including former Broadspectrum (New Zealand) employees Jason Koroheke and Aurelian Mihai Hossu. Four subcontractors who have also been charged in relation to the allegations are Frederick Pou and Jeanette Pou of Coastal Roading Contractors, Richard Motilal of Engineering and Aviation Supplies, and one other who has name suppression.

Mr Hossu and Mr Motilal have pleaded guilty and been sentenced. The remaining defendants have pleaded not guilty.

Case Timeline

  • July 2024Jul 2024
    Jury trial scheduled in the Auckland District Court for Mr Koroheke, Frederick Pou and Jeanette Pou of Coastal Roading Contractors, and one other subcontractor who has continuing name suppression.
  • August 2023Aug 2023
    Richard Motilal of Engineering and Aviation Supplies sentenced to nine months’ home detention and ordered to pay $25,000 in reparation.
  • February 2023Feb 2023
    Richard Motilal of Engineering and Aviation Supplies pleads guilty to three charges of corruptly giving gifts to an agent.
  • June 2022Jun 2022
    Former Broadspectrum maintenance manager Aurelian Mihai Hossu sentenced to 11 months home detention.
  • April 2022Apr 2022
    Former Broadspectrum maintenance manager Aurelian Mihai Hossu pleads guilty to four charges of acceptance of gifts by agent.
  • March 2022Mar 2022
    First appearance scheduled for sixth defendant.
  • February 2022Feb 2022
    First appearance for five defendants at Auckland District Court. They did not enter pleas and are due to reappear in court 14 March 2022.