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Case number 211074


Hun Min Im

The Serious Fraud Office has filed charges against Auckland man Hun Min Im for allegedly submitting 42 false COVID-19 wage subsidy applications. The defendant also faces 53 further charges related to false GST returns, alleged attempts to fraudulently claim from the Small Business Cashflow Scheme, COVID-19 Support Payments and Resurgence Support Payments and forgery charges related to documents submitted to the NZ Companies Office.

Case Timeline

  • April 2025Apr 2025
    Four-week trial scheduled to commence 7 April 2025.
  • April 2023Apr 2023
    SFO announces it has filed 53 further charges against Hun Min Im. Defendant has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
  • August 2022Aug 2022
    SFO filed charges in the Auckland District Court against the defendant, who entered pleas of not guilty to all charges.