Plutus fraudster seeking happiness gets jail

Original article by David Marin-Guzman
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 5 : 29-Aug-19

Plutus Payroll’s former general manager Joshua Kitson will be eligible for parole in three years, after being jailed for his role in a $105m tax fraud. His 4.5-year sentence in the Supreme Court of New South Wales is the first to be handed down as a result of the massive fraud. Justice Anthony Payne ruled that although Kitson was not one of the main instigator’s of the fraud, he had played an integral role and described him as an "essential facilitator".

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PLUTUS PAYROLL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Barbieri jailed 26 years for killing police inspector

Original article by Paul Bibby
The Sydney Morning Herald – Page: 8 : 19-Dec-14

Supreme Court of New South Wales (NSW) judge Robert Allan Hulme has sentenced Mitchell Barbieri to 35 years’ imprisonment, with eligibility for parole after 26 years. Barbieri was allowed to plead guilty to manslaughter after initially having been charged with murder over the stabbing death of NSW police officer Bryson Anderson in late 2012. The perpetrator’s mother, Fiona Barbieri, has also received a jail term of 10 years with a minimum of seven years and six months for her role in the attack

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NEW SOUTH WALES POLICE FORCE, SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE

ASIC win as adviser jailed for six years

Original article by Anthony Klan, Richard Gluyas
The Australian – Page: 19/27 : 1-Jul-14

A financial adviser received a jail term of six years and two months in the New South Wales District Court on 30 June 2014. Brian Veitch pleaded to guilty to 22 charges including fraud. He siphoned $A500,000 from client accounts while a financial adviser at WealthSure between 2005 and 2010. On 1 July, the Federal Government will introduce to the Senate its changes to the Future of Financial Advice laws

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WEALTHSURE PTY LTD, AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES AND INVESTMENTS COMMISSION, CREDIT SUISSE (AUSTRALIA) LIMITED, DISTRICT COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED – ASX ANZ, COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA – ASX CBA, NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED – ASX NAB, WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION – ASX WBC, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, INDUSTRY SUPER AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF FINANCE