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Case number 180773


Health procurement case

The Serious Fraud Office has filed charges against two people related to alleged corruption in the procurement and supply of medical equipment. The defendants, both of whom have pleaded not guilty, are a former Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) employee and a director of one of the equipment suppliers. Both defendants have name suppression.

Case Timeline

  • September 2024Sep 2024
    A five-week trial is scheduled to commence 9 September 2024.
  • March 2022Mar 2022
    The SFO announces it has filed charges against a former Auckland District Health Board employee including corruptly accepting or obtaining a bribe, obtaining by deception, corrupt use of official information and acceptance of a gift by an agent. A second defendant is charged with corruption and bribery of an official. Both defendants appear in Auckland District Court on 22 March and enter not guilty pleas.