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Super funds raise scam concerns
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... gain early access to their superannuation savings to help them through the economic crisis brought about by COVID-19. "Fraud attempts based on the provision to access super early have already started to emerge," Intrust Super said. "Fraudsters are contacting ...
Industry funds face reality of COVID-19 shutdown
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
... to implement. There is also a real and heightened level of risk around this early release scheme arising from identity fraud." While many retail stores currently remain open the impact of COVID-19 on the sector means Rest members are also facing a difficult ...
Former Toys "R" Us executives face fraud charges
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
Former executives of the popular children's store lined their pockets with $26 million (US$16 million) in bonuses just days before filing for bankruptcy, including a $4.2 million (US$2.6 million) bonus awarded to chief executive David Brandon. This ...
Wells Fargo coughs up $4.5 billion
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... sales goals and accompanying management pressure led thousands of its employees to engage in unlawful conduct - including fraud, identity theft and the falsification of bank records - and unethical practices to sell product of no or little value to the ...
Tax chiefs crack down on tax evasion
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
... strategic response to focus on those areas that cause the most impact," Day said. Simon York, chief and director of HMRC's Fraud Investigation Service said the introduction of automatic exchange of financial information between countries, registers of ...
Amish community scammed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 3 FEB 2020
... scheme "a false sense of security". "Promises of guaranteed returns or investments without risk are classic warning signs of fraud," said associate regional director of the SEC's Philadelphia Regional Office Kelly Gibson. "It is important to learn as ...
Ponzi scheme rakes in almost $1.5bn
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
... SEC's enforcement division said that while the Carpoffs' pitch to investors seemed new and innovative, their alleged fraud was "old and simple". "This case is a reminder that fraudsters often try to lure investors by associating themselves with trendy ...
The Income Store closed for business
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JAN 2020
... own mortgage and to send his children to expensive private schools. "Todays Growth Consultant and Courtright's alleged fraud promised a guaranteed return when the company's business model and financial condition could not possibly support it," said ...
RBA crushes hopes of Libra launch
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020
... Australia's developing digital economy. "In the finance sector, digital identity services could reduce the scope for identity fraud and provide convenient and secure methods for authenticating individuals, including as part of the rollout of 'open ...
Six charged in micro pump and dump scheme
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 JAN 2020
The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced that six people have been charged in an international microcap fraud scheme. The scheme allegedly generated $35 million of illegal sales of stock in at least 45 microcap companies. Those charged include ...
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