Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)
1 charge of fraudulently obtaining loss of earnings benefits pursuant to s116 of the Transport Accident Act 1986; and 1 charge of fraudulently obtaining loss of earnings capacity benefits pursuant to s116 of the Transport Accident Act 1986.
Charge 1: Fraudulently obtaining LOE benefits - Convicted and sentenced to 3 months imprisonment which was wholly suspended for 2 years.
Charge 2: Fraudulently obtaining LOEC benefits - Convicted and fined $5,000.00.
Also ordered to pay compensation of $54,636.89 and $500 in professional costs.
The accused without informing the TAC returned to paid employment and at the same time obtained TAC Loss of Earnings and Loss of Earning Capacity benefits.
Payable to TAC