Fraud

Brisbane accountant faces 11 fraud charges

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A Brisbane accountant has been charged with siphoning more than $3 million from her employer.

Ex-Queensland MP Scott Driscoll's wife Emma to stand trial for fraud

Former Queensland MP Scott Driscoll.

The wife of disgraced former Queensland MP Scott Driscoll has been committed to stand trial over perjury and dishonesty charges.

Queensland Health employee on $36,000 fraud charges

A former Queensland Health employee has appeared in court over allegations she defrauded the department of more than $36,000.

Former QBuild employee faces fraud charges

Kristian Silva A former Queensland government employee has been accused of spending $291,000 of public money to renovate his own house.

Queensland Health employee charged with fraud

Kristian Silva Former staffer allegedly claimed $36,500 in overtime.

Former principal accused of fraud seeks bail

A former Senior Australian of the Year accused of fraudulently claiming millions of taxpayer dollars for one of the country's top indigenous schools has again applied for bail.

New voter ID laws apply to Stafford by-election despite no evidence of fraud

Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie.

John Mickel The Stafford By-election on July 19th will be the first time in Australia that voters will have to produce an identity card before they will be issued with a ballot paper.

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Man on 100 fraud charges

Police say they have uncovered syndicate running along Australia’s east coast.

From scavenging for food to a multi-million-dollar lifestyle built on fraud

Bridie Jabour A boy who was forced to roam the streets looking for food and grew up to splurge millions on Louis Vuitton and holidays has now been sentenced to 14 years behind bars.

From scavenging for food to a multi-million-dollar lifestyle built on fraud

SMH NEWS 12 December 2011. Fraudster Joel Barlow. Barlow at the opening of the Hermes Brisbane store in December 2010. He?s the bloke in the hat on the right. Brisbane Times

Bridie Jabour A boy who was forced to roam the streets looking for food and grew up to splurge millions on Louis Vuitton and holidays has now been sentenced to 14 years behind bars.

Former senior of the year charged over $9m fraud

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Marty Silk A Senior Australian of the Year finalist has been charged over a multimillion dollar fraud involving the country's top indigenous college in Queensland.

Fraud paid for wife's cancer treatment

Nikita Watts A golf course manager defrauded his employer out of $12,175 to pay for his wife's breast cancer treatment, a central Queensland court has heard.

Police failed to follow up Queensland Health fraud lead

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Daniel Hurst As police were preparing to charge the alleged Queensland Health fraudster, the state’s top cop yesterday revealed officers failed to follow up a lead last year.

Woman, 73, jailed for Centrelink fraud

A 73-year-old woman falsely claimed multiple government payments for 20 years before she was discovered.

Irish tourist's Hangover a comedy of errors - and fraud

Michael Hegarty.

Steve Butcher An Irish tourist used illegally obtained credit card numbers to live in luxury during a six-week crime spree in Australia.

Three men charged with burning down Queensland business to claim insurance

Queensland police

Three men have been charged with burning down an automotive business to make an insurance claim in southeast Queensland.

Father's fury after raid linked to Pullenvale 'bomb house'

Trevor Fing near the remnants of his front gate which was damaged during a police raid.

Stephen Ryan With his son suspected of stockpiling dangerous chemicals and his front gate and fence reduced to rubble, Trevor Fing reckons the police raid on the family's Newcastle home was excessive and...

Meth-dealing teacher allowed to reapply for registration

Cameron Atfield Queensland teacher sold drugs and defrauded hardware store.

Paid editors on Wikipedia - should you be worried?

Wikipedia

Kim Osman, Queensland University of Technology Whether you trust it or ignore it, Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world and accessed by millions of people every day.

Crowds of 20,000 tipped to attend Queensland Police expo

Police diver Constable Chris Obrien.

Kristian Silva About 20,000 people are expected to attend the Queensland Police's biggest expo in 15 years.