Surname: K
Other Name: Lazar
Hearing Date: 15 Feb 2018
Court: Ringwood Magistrates’ Court
Magistrate: McNamara
Fraud Amount: $5,907.50

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

Charges:

1 charge of fraudulently obtaining benefits pursuant to s116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.

Plea: Guilty.

Result:

The magistrate convicted and fined the accused $2,000 and ordered the accused to pay restitution of $5,907.50 and costs of $500.00 to the TAC.

Remarks:

The accused undertook paid, casual employment while in receipt of Loss of Earnings Capacity benefits and did not inform the TAC of this employment. The accused provided false and misleading certificates of capacity to the TAC and obtained a number of Loss of Earnings Capacity benefits fraudulently.

Payable to TAC

Restitution: $5,907.50 Yes
Total Fines: $2,000 No
Disbursements: $ N/A
Statutory Costs: $ N/A
Professional Costs: $500Yes

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