I was one of the lucky ones. The police said shifty, smarter criminals would have racked up an even bigger debt.

fraud motorbike number plate theft opinion piece

10th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

A serial crook swindled nearly $200,000 from a war widow and nearly $13,000 from another woman, catfishing her on a dating...

crime fraud stealing theft war widow

10th Dec. 2019 8:12 AM

They betrayed the trust and vulnerability of people they stole from or conned into paying exorbitantly high prices for...

brothers court fraud

07th Dec. 2019 12:12 AM

A “pathological gambler” linked to disgraced Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has been jailed over $8 million in Catch Me If You...

court crime fraud hui tan jail paul pisasale

06th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

A young Coast country music star dubbed the "next Taylor Swift" has been left a victim after alleged fraudsters used her...

fraud fraud charges queensland police sunshine coast crime

05th Dec. 2019 7:12 PM

Two Coast people have been arrested after allegedly defrauding people to obtain up to $900,000, by telling victims they...

crime fraud fraud charges mountain creek queensland police sunshine coast

05th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

THE 25-year-old was charged with fraud arising from the investigation into horse trainer Ben Currie.

ben currie editors picks fraud horse racing magistrates court toowoomba

02nd Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

For 10 years, she volunteered for a not-for-profit organisation - all while secretly siphoning more than $280k into her own...

art directors club brisbane district court charity theft editors picks fraud helen jeanie barnes not for profit theft

02nd Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

THIS man was found trespassing in a motel but he wasn't there to steal anything and his reason for being there was quite...

burglary fraud magistrates court stealing st george toowoomba

29th Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his decision to call the NSW Police Commissioner over the investigation into...

angus taylor crime fraud police scott morrison

27th Nov. 2019 6:11 PM

A professor at a prestigious Sydney university claimed she was the victim of a long-running hate campaign. But police claim...

fraud hate campaign hate mail threats

27th Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused to stand down Angus Taylor while police investigate reports of the creation of a...

angus taylor crime fraud police scott morrison

26th Nov. 2019 6:11 PM

A court has been told about the impact the global financial crisis had on a collapsing whitegoods empire.

andrew young business crime fraud gfc kleenmaid

26th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

BEN Graham was creeped out when a parking fine arrived in the post because he doesn’t have a car. Things only got weirder...

editors picks fraud identity theft parking fine scam

25th Nov. 2019 6:11 PM

A sex worker is fighting from prison to cast a more sympathetic light over the sordid tale that helped seal the fate of the...

beijing editors picks fraud pisasale sex worker

24th Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

Michael Bosscher, one of our most high profile lawyers, and two other employees of Bosscher Lawyers, were today committed...

alexander ralston jones bosscher lawyers fraud michael bosscher thomas william strofield trial

22nd Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

SHE was a high-flying luxury real estate agent in Byron Bay, with multi-million dollar properties on her books.

court crime editors picks fraud

22nd Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

Experts have privacy concerns about the data matching techniques at the centre of the government's proposed Medicare fraud...

crime fraud government medicare personal data privacy

19th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

A man who ripped off a former client's credit card to the tune of $12,387 has been ordered to repay the debt within six...

airlie beach danny rada fraud ipswich court ipswich crime

09th Nov. 2019 7:11 PM

Victims of fraudster Catherine Maree Peters, who stole $400,000 from their businesses, say they are still trying to get...

catherine maree peters deagon iga editors picks fraud gambling addict money stealing

06th Nov. 2019 1:11 PM

Demands for the “old guard” of the strife-torn Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association board be sacked after its...

charges fraud pmsa sacking

06th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

Suncoast Podiatry, which operates clinics in Gympie, Tin Can Bay, Imbil, Noosa and Bli Bli, are the latest firm to be hit...

bli bli fraud gympie noosa podiatry

06th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

An unassuming Aussie mum has been found guilty of a massive $3.7m fraud against her employer with the “ill gotten gains”...

crime editors picks fraud mary ann abellanoza money prison

06th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

A Gold Coast woman pretended to be old school friends in an elaborate scam to feed a 40 pill-a-day addiction.

addiction court doctors fraud health injury pain

05th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

The collapse of what was dubbed one of NSW’s biggest betting fraud cases has sparked calls for an ex-gratia compensation...

betting fraud crime fraud police

01st Nov. 2019 2:11 PM