Surname: J
Other Name: Leon
Hearing Date: 20 Dec 2018
Court: Melbourne Magistrates' Court
Magistrate: Bott
Fraud Amount: $116,611

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

Charges:

1 charge of fraudulently obtaining benefits contrary to section 116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.

Plea: Guilty

Result:

The accused was convicted and placed on a 12 month Community Corrections Order with conditions that the accused not commit further offending, undergo assessment for mental health issues and be under the supervision of the Office of corrections for the duration of the Order. The accused had repaid $116,611.00 being all money owed to the TAC a couple of weeks before the court date.

Remarks:

The accused was on Loss of Earnings Benefits but had returned to work in his own business without advising TAC.

Payable to TAC

Restitution: $ N/A
Total Fines: $ N/A
Disbursements: $ N/A
Statutory Costs: $ N/A
Professional Costs: $ N/A