Prosecution Report - Vikwesh S


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

Plea: Guilty


The magistrate with a finding of guilt imposed a fine of $500 and ordered the accused to repay the TAC $3,900 in compensation on a repayment rate of $400.00 per month commencing 4 January 2020.


The accused was involved in an operation which saw the accused’s co-offender lodge 36 false accident claims and received $1,950.00 in first service payments for each accident. The accused lodged two fake accident claims and received the first service payments after being advised of the process by the co-offender.

Payable to TAC

Restitution: $3,900Yes
Total Fines:$500No
Statutory Costs:$N/A
Professional Costs: $N/A

The restitution is to be paid on a repayment rate of $400.00 per month commencing 04/01/2020.