Media releases

2011

Medical company director imprisoned

15 November 2011
Former Koru Medical Radiology director Alan John McMillan (51) was sentenced to two years and ten months in prison at the North Shore District Court today, after pleading guilty to 21 charges of forgery and dishonestly using a document.
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SFO Welcomes MOU with Police

29 September 2011
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has welcomed the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the New Zealand Police today, saying it formalises an already close working relationship between the two agencies.
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Former iwi social services CEO sentenced

03 August 2011
Arapeta Victor Hamilton (53), a former Director and Chief Executive of Ngapuhi Iwi Social Services Limited (NISS), has been sentenced to eight months home detention and ordered to pay $20,000 in reparations at the Auckland District Court today, following charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
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Former National Finance Director convicted

27 July 2011
Trevor Allan Ludlow (52), the former director of National Finance 2000 Limited (National Finance), has been convicted in the Auckland District Court of seven charges relating to theft by a person in a special relationship and false accounting, following an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
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Three convicted of SFO charges

24 June 2011
Guilty verdicts were today returned against Robert Anthony Briggs (50), the former Principal Officer and General Manager of the Actives Charitable Trust (Actives), and a former associate, who has interim name suppression, at the Auckland District Court today.
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SFO closes investigation into PVL and CVL

24 June 2011
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) today announced that it was closing its investigation into Property Ventures Limited (PVL) and Cashel Ventures Limited (CVL) following allegations of financial misrepresentation, finding no basis for further investigation.
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