A former defence force employee has pleaded guilty to stealing non-public funds administered by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) while she was employed by the organisation.
A former chartered accountant has been sentenced to three years and nine months’ imprisonment for stealing approximately $1.01 million from his clients.
A former Auckland Council employee has been sentenced to five and a half months’ home detention for corrupting a council procurement process for financial gain.
A former employee of the tertiary education provider Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi has been sentenced to nine months’ home detention for receiving about $150,000 in kickbacks.
The Serious Fraud Office is working with other government departments to prevent COVID-19 relief funds from being defrauded.