Fraud

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Man on 100 fraud charges

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Man charged over selling homes he did not own

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Kim Stephens A 46-year-old man has been charged with major fraud, after allegedly selling two Gold Coast properties that did not belong to him.

Boss's mate charged over government-funded renovations

Court, judge, bail, lawyers

A former public servant from Queensland who allegedly used taxpayers' money to fund home renovations had help from a friend, a court has heard.

How a killer's facade cracked

Police photographs of marks on Gerard Baden-Clay's face and body.

Marissa Calligeros Queensland salesman Gerard Baden-Clay appeared to have the perfect life, until it all unravelled.

Gerard Baden-Clay, consummate salesman, narcissist and killer

Convicted wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay.

Marissa Calligeros Gerard Baden-Clay was the consummate salesman.

Infosec still a concern for state's Auditor-General

Amy Remeikis Information security remains an area of concern for the state’s Auditor-General, with the number of “significant control weaknesses” identified  across state government...

Warning over abusive email threat

Queensland Police issue a warning over abusive email.

People are being warned about an abusive email that may be part of an international network which steals financial details from victims.