Prosecution Report - Vikwesh S
1 charge of fraudulently obtaining benefits contrary to s116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.
The magistrate with a finding of guilt imposed a fine of $500 and ordered the accused to repay the TAC $3,900 in compensation on a repayment rate of $400.00 per month commencing 4 January 2020.
The accused was involved in an operation which saw the accused’s co-offender lodge 36 false accident claims and received $1,950.00 in first service payments for each accident. The accused lodged two fake accident claims and received the first service payments after being advised of the process by the co-offender.
Payable to TAC
The restitution is to be paid on a repayment rate of $400.00 per month commencing 04/01/2020.