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Identity Fraud – Everything you need to know

Identity Fraud – Everything you need to know

Miscellaneous

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 […]

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Committing a Centrelink Fraud

Committing a Centrelink Fraud

Criminal Law

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 […]

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The rich get richer, the poor get the picture – Midnight Oil

The rich get richer, the poor get the picture – Midnight Oil

Criminal Law, Recent News

The rich get richer, the poor get the picture – Midnight Oil   Although it may sound like the same thing, there is a stark difference between ‘tax avoidance’ and ‘tax evasion’. The main distinction between the two is that one is legal, and the other is illegal. Put simply, it is illegal to evade […]

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