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Million dollar tax fraudster gaoled for seven years

30 Mar 2015

Former senior bank employee, 45-year-old Marius Anton Ackerman, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment with a non-parole period of four years for taxation fraud and ordered to pay $1,104,565.40 in reparation for defrauding Australian tax payers of $1.174million.

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Alert: Hoax CDPP phone calls

25 Mar 2015

Unsolicited phone calls have been reported to this Office by members of the public. Calls received claim to be from the Canberra Office of the CDPP. The call appears to be a pre-recorded message requesting people to contact ‘the office in relation to a tax fraud warrant’.

Insider traders KAMAY and HILL—now inside gaol

17 Mar 2015

Former banker, 26-year-old Lukas Kamay and ex Australian Bureau of Statistics worker, 25-year-old Christopher Hill have both been sentenced to significant gaol terms for their roles in what is one of the biggest insider trading cases in Australian history—worth over $7million in illegal foreign exchange trades.

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Credit card skimmer and money launderer gaoled

4 Mar 2015

A 31 year old Romanian man—a tech-savvy criminal— was sentenced to seven years imprisonment with a non-parole period of three and a half years for extracting cash from foreign bank accounts using cloned ATM cards and then arranging for $636,775AUD to be sent overseas.

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Tax cheat who defrauded the Australian Community over $332k has sentence increased

12 Feb 2015

39 year old Perth man has been resentenced and his term of imprisonment increased to three and a half years with a requirement to serve twenty one months in custody for defrauding the Australian community of $332,646. The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) successfully argued on appeal that Mr Craig Host’s previous sentence of two years with release after eight months, was ...

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GST fraud leads to gaol

17 Nov 2014

An Adelaide man who dishonestly obtained $130,143 from the Commonwealth has been sentenced to 2 years and 8 months imprisonment, following prosecution by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP). This matter was investigated and referred by the Australian Taxation Office.

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Two years in gaol for migration fraud

14 Nov 2014

Bangladeshi national, KH Faisal Alam, was today sentenced to two years’ imprisonment, to be released on recognizance after serving 10 months, for his part in a migration fraud, following prosecution by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP).

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Bankrupt gaoled for disposal of assets

13 Nov 2014

Prosecution by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) results in eight months gaol for Hobart man who dealt with $55,000 before filing for bankruptcy.

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2013 – 14 Annual Report

17 Oct 2014

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions Annual Report 2013-14 was tabled in the Commonwealth Parliament on 17 October 2014. The report is now available online in PDF and ePub formats and will soon be available in HTML format. Section 33(1) of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983 requires that the Director of Public Prosecutions shall, as soon as practicable after 30 June each ...

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