Media releases

2009 October

National Finance

23 October 2009
The Serious Fraud Office announced today that charges had been laid in the Auckland District Court against two men for their roles in their operation of a failed finance company, National Finance 2000 Ltd. National Finance collapsed in 2006 owing investors over $21 million.
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Serious Fraud Office investigation into Lane Walker Rudkin complaint

09 October 2009
The Serious Fraud Office has commenced an investigation into the affairs of the failed Lane Walker Rudkin Group. The Director and Chief Executive of the Serious Fraud Office, Grant Liddell, announced today that following consideration of the complaint received recently from the group’s receivers, Stephen Tubbs and Brian Mayo Smith of BDO (formerly BDO Spicers), he had decided that the threshold for an investigation under Part 2 of the Serious Fraud Office Act 1990 had been met.
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