Law & Regulation

SFO is considering high court dismissal of its case against the NZ First Foundation

Ian Llewellyn
Fri, 22 Jul 2022

SFO is considering high court dismissal of its case against the NZ First Foundation
Karen Chang said the SFO is considering today's high court judgment. (Image: Supplied)
Ian Llewellyn
Fri, 22 Jul 2022
The Serious Fraud Office said it is “considering” the high court judgment which rejected its allegations concerning the New Zealand First Foundation.Justice Pheroze Jagose today issued a not guilty verdict in the case of two men accused of fraud over donations to the NZ First Foundation.Before the 2020 election, the pair had each denied two charges of obtaining by deception in what the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) alleged was a fraudulent scheme to conceal nearly $750,000 in NZ First donations.Both men were granted permanent name supp...

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