Surname: F
Other Name: Cameron
Hearing Date: 11 Jul 2019
Court: Geelong Magistrates' Court
Magistrate: Lesser
Fraud Amount: $118,885.02

Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)

Charges:

1 charge of fraudulently obtaining benefits and 1 charge of attempting to obtain benefits contrary to s116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986 and 1 charge of supplying false information to the TAC contrary to s117 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.

Plea: Guilty

Result:

The magistrate sentenced, convicted and imprisoned the accused for a period of 92 days (3 months) with a period of 92 days reckoned as served. The accused was also sentenced to a 12 month community corrections order with conditions that the accused perform 120 hours of unpaid work in that period. The accused was also ordered to pay TAC $118,885.02 in compensation and ordered to pay TAC $500 in costs.

Remarks:

The accused invoiced the TAC for services and equipment provided to himself as the TAC client however the services and equipment were not provided.

Payable to TAC

Restitution: $118,885.02Yes
Total Fines: $N/A
Disbursements: $ N/A
Statutory Costs: $ N/A
Professional Costs: $500Yes

Stay: