Fraud can range from using a false statement on a claim form, to using multiple identities to claim several social security benefits, to highly sophisticated international financial structures designed to avoid tax.
We prosecute a wide range of fraud offences, including:
- aged care fraud
- Australia Post fraud
- Medicare fraud
- tax fraud including income tax fraud and GST fraud
- social security fraud.
Because fraud can span the range of Commonwealth benefit programs and the taxation system—both of which rely on the honesty and integrity of Australians—prosecuting these crimes is a major part of our practice.
Fraud prosecutions are fundamental to protecting the resources of the Commonwealth for the benefit of all Australians.
Fraud prosecutions can be helpfully divided into 3 main categories: