Surname: S
Other Name: Jade
Hearing Date: 05 Apr 2017
Court: Sunshine Magistrates’ Court
Magistrate: Fitzgerald
Fraud Amount: $3,000

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

Charges:

1 charge of fraudulently obtaining a benefit pursuant to s116 of the Transport Accident Act 1986.

Plea: Guilty.

Result:

The accused was convicted and received a 12 month Community Correction Order with the condition that she perform 50 hours unpaid community work; and she was also ordered to pay $3,000 restitution to the TAC with a stay of 3 months to pay the restitution to the TAC.

Remarks:

The accused fraudulently claimed reimbursement for private travel expenses by falsely representing to the TAC that as a result of injuries suffered from a transport accident, she incurred travel expenses for the purpose of obtaining medical and like services.

Payable to TAC

Restitution:

$3,000

Yes

Total Fines:$

N/A

Disbursements:$

N/A

Statutory Costs:$

N/A

Professional Costs:$

N/A

Stay: 3 months to pay the restitution to the TAC.