A former property manager at a Perth real estate agency has been fined $10,000 for deceiving tenants into paying more than necessary for their rent.

Josephine Wei-Wei Liau pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court last week to 16 charges over a two-year period. The offences related to misrepresentations she made as an employee of the agency and after she left it in January 2011. Consumer Protection said Liau had advised property owners in the…