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Convicted businessman seeking solid evidence from charities

Greg Hurrell
Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Convicted businessman seeking solid evidence from charities
A hearing at the high court in Auckland is looking at the links between a convicted businessman and two charities. (Image: Getty)
Greg Hurrell
Fri, 24 Jun 2022
A prominent businessman convicted of indecent assault last year had a right to solid evidence on how two wealthy charities were impacted by their association with him, the high court in Auckland heard on Thursday.The two charitable trusts are together worth more than $30 million. They are attempting to disassociate from the businessman, whose name remains on the trusts’ titles. They are seeking a blessing order from the court to protect them from liability while restructuring and limiting their association with the businessman. That...

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