SFO targets fraud risk as Christchurch rebuild billions approach

Wed, 20 Jun 2012

By Paul McBeth June 20 (BusinessDesk) - The Serious Fraud Office is putting more resources into preparing Christchurch for the risk of fraud as it shifts its focus from the failed finance companies, where its mammoth Hanover Finance case is one of the last still on its books. Police Minister Anne Tolley told Parliament's law and order committee the SFO is looking beyond its heavy caseload involving failed lenders and towards the threat of fraud when billions of dollars is poured into Christchurch to rebuild the country's second-biggest city....

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