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Thursday November 15, 2018

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Engineer Jailed Over Transport Scam
Infrastructure
Wednesday November 22 2017

Engineer Jailed Over Transport Scam

An engineer motivated by financial gain has been jailed for his involvement in a multi-million dollar Victorian public transport rort.

Engineer Seeks Softer Victoria Scam Sentence
Business
Tuesday October 3 2017

Engineer Seeks Softer Victoria Scam Sentence

An engineer embroiled in a multi-million dollar public transport tender scam should not face the same punishment as two former Victorian bureaucrats who masterminded the scheme,...

The Sub-Contractor Scam: ‘Certified Fraud’
Business
Wednesday February 15 2017

The Sub-Contractor Scam: ‘Certified Fraud’

If you walk around any construction site across the country, it’s immediately apparent that sub-contractors are the backbone of Australia’s building and construction industry. They enter...

Real Estate Agent Jailed in $2m Fraud
Residential
Thursday February 11 2016

Real Estate Agent Jailed in $2m Fraud

A suspended Melbourne real estate agent has lost his inheritance and been jailed after misusing $2 million of clients' money.

Contractors Fleecing Major Projects Victoria Out of Millions
Business
Thursday August 6 2015

Contractors Fleecing Major Projects Victoria Out of Millions

Highly-paid contractors at Major Projects Victoria are having their deals reviewed after the Auditor-General slammed their $33,000 a month salaries.

More Irish Roof Scammers Charged
Residential
Wednesday February 4 2015

More Irish Roof Scammers Charged

Five Irish nationals who allegedly scammed Perth homeowners for roof renovation work that wasn't completed have been charged and detained awaiting deportation.

Irish Reno Scammers to be Deported
Residential
Monday January 26 2015

Irish Reno Scammers to be Deported

More than two dozen Irish nationals, including minors, will be deported after scamming Perth homeowners for renovation work that wasn't completed.

Two Charged Over WA Roofing Scam
Residential
Saturday January 17 2015

Two Charged Over WA Roofing Scam

Two people have been charged in Perth after allegedly tricking elderly women into paying them a fee under the guise of doing roof repairs.

QLD: Building Boss Charged Over Home Reno Scam
Residential
Friday July 18 2014

QLD: Building Boss Charged Over Home Reno Scam

A former supervisor at a Queensland government construction firm used taxpayer money to fund more than three years' worth of home renovations, police say.

Energy
Sep 27 2018
Scam Warning for Victorian Solar Scheme

Scammers have tried to cash in on the Victorian government's $1.3 billion solar power subsidy scheme.

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Business
Feb 22 2018
Accused Qld Property Scammer Granted Bail

The former director of a company that was allegedly part of a scam to swindle millions of dollars from property investors has been granted bail in...

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