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Adviser jailed for illegal super access

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 NOV 2021
... attempted to obtain a further $92,400 on behalf of 10 clients. Saad was convicted of one count of obtaining financial advantage by deception and one count of attempting to obtain financial advantage by deception. The County Court of Victoria sentenced ...

Conditional release for former Hillross adviser

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
... intention of inducing AMP employees to accept them as genuine. Kourieh's conduct was intended to obtain a financial advantage for himself via commissions from AMP. The matter came to ASIC's attention via a breach report lodged by AMP.

ASIC bans adviser over $5m fraud

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
... May 7, Fineff was arrested and charged by New South Wales Police with 18 offences of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception. Now, ASIC has permanently banned him and has suggested that Fineff may have sourced more than $5 million from ...

Former adviser charged with $3.3m fraud

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
... Police confirmed to Financial Standard that Gavin Fineff was charged with 18 offences of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception. The 42-year-old from Artarmon allegedly defrauded clients between May 2017 and March 2020 as an authorised ...

Former adviser cops eight-year ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
... April, former Apogee Financial Planning representative Ahmed Saad pleaded guilty for dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception for his role in an illegal retail superannuation scheme. Saad pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining financial ...

Former adviser pleads guilty over million-dollar super theft

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
Victorian-based Ahmed Saad has pleaded guilty after previously being charged with dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception for his role in an illegal retail superannuation scheme. ASIC alleges that Saad, while working as an authorised ...

Former Apogee adviser charged with deception

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAR 2021
Victorian-based Ahmed Saad appeared in court after being charged with dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception for his role in an illegal retail superannuation scheme. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) alleges ...

Ponzi schemer succeeds at appeal

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
... Collingwood Football Club to hand over their life savings. Now, Douglas Johnston has had three counts of obtaining financial advantage by deception overturned at the Victorian Court of Criminal Appeal, but the court upheld six counts of the same charge. ...

ASIC takes Linchpin, Endeavour directors to court

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2020
... regulator alleges Daly and Raftery made improper use of their positions as officers of Endeavour to gain a financial advantage for themselves. ASIC is seeking declarations of breaches of the Corporations Act, the imposition of civil penalties and for ...

Nowra man lies to ASIC, jailed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2020
... delivering Merity's sentence, Judge Blackmore was satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that Merity was motivated by financial advantage. He noted that the offending involved cynical and deliberate preparation. The judge stated that it was "difficult to ...
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