The Vintage Aviator

The Vintage Aviator
A case reaches prosecution stage when charges are laid. There may be a number of hearings during this stage and name suppression may stay in place. The SFO will announce if guilty pleas are entered. If not, the case will go to trial.

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Eugene DeMarco has been convicted of fraud in relation to funds paid for the purchase of reproduction aircraft and the unauthorised use of an aircraft as security to obtain a loan.

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  • Defendant is remanded on bail for sentencing at the High Court in Wellington on 5 December. 

  • Jury finds defendant guilty of six counts of fraud on 13 September.

  • Trial begins in the Wellington High Court on 26 August.

  • Defendant appears before the Wellington District Court where he pleads not guilty to charges brought by the SFO and is remanded on bail.

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