Law & Regulation

Salters Cartage owner cries poor while nobbling rivals

Victoria Young
Mon, 23 Nov 2020

Victoria Young
Mon, 23 Nov 2020
The owner of Salters Cartage is pleading for relief from freezing orders to sell the business that's already seen Ron Salter serve home detention and pay a hefty fine. But at the same time, court documents show Salter was dobbing in his rivals to his bête noire WorkSafe, and offered to buy one of them. The Police Commissioner wants to freeze about $8 million of Salter's property using laws normally reserved for organised crime and drug operations. In turn, the Auckland businessman is seeking an undertaking in the Hi...

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