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Identity Fraud – Everything you need to know

What is identity crime? Identity crime is a critical threat to the Australian community. This crime type generates significant profits for offenders and causes considerable financial losses to the Australian Government, private industry and individuals. A set of standard definitions were developed by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre’s Proof of Identity Steering Committee for use by law enforcement throughout Australia (ACPR 2006:15): The term identity encompasses the identity of natural...

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March 7, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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Online frauds and scams

Online frauds and scamsInternet banking fraud Internet banking fraud is fraud or theft committed using online technology to illegally remove money from, or transfer it to, a different bank account. Types of internet banking fraud include phishing and mule recruitment, and can happen through your smartphone, tablet and other mobile devices. Mobile banking Banking on your computer, tablet or smartphone is so convenient and banks protect your accounts with sophisticated software systems. Criminals know it’s...

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March 1, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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Committing a Centrelink Fraud

What is a Fraud Offence? As Fraud is often considered a pre-meditated or manipulative crime, it is looked upon very seriously by the court system. The offence can carry penalties of up to 10 years imprisonment, and the relevant laws, as set out in the Crimes Act, are complex and very specific, so it is particularly important to seek professional advice. The Offence of Fraud Under Section 192E of the Crimes Act 1900, a Fraud offence is committed when: The accused commits an act of deception; and by that act;...

Posted on 
January 17, 2018
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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Charges dropped in million dollar fraud

Client’s wife misappropriated funds from work into his bank account, unbeknownst to him, to the approximate value of a million dollars. SCDL engaged in strenuous negotiations with the defrauded company, who agreed not to press charges.

Posted on 
July 6, 2012
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Sydney Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers
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