Surname: K
Other Name: Ekrem
Hearing Date: 31 Aug 2017
Court: Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court
Magistrate: Grinberg
Fraud Amount: $34,014

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

Charges:

2 charges of fraudulently obtaining benefits pursuant to s116 of the Transport Accident Act 1986.

Plea: Guilty.

Result:

The magistrate sentenced the accused with a finding of guilt, imposed a fine of $12,000, and ordered the accused to pay restitution of $34,014.00 and $500.00 in professional costs to the TAC.

Remarks:

The accused submitted false and misleading information to the TAC in connexion with his claim for Loss of Earnings and Loss of Earnings Capacity benefits and consequently obtained TAC benefits fraudulently.

Payable to TAC

Restitution: $34,014 Yes
Total Fines: $12,000 No
Disbursements: $ N/A
Statutory Costs: $ N/A
Professional Costs: $500 Yes

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