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Fraud, Theft & Dishonesty Case Studies

If you have been charged with a fraud or theft charge and you are after information about real cases and results, then you have come to the right place.

Doogue + George has defended a number of fraud offences and theft and dishonesty cases.

Read some of the case studies listed below to learn about some of our successful results.

Obtaining Property By Deception – Fine Without Conviction

This is a case study on a charge of Obtaining Property By Deception leading to a fine without conviction. Our client was charged with 200 offences including indictable offences of Obtain Property By Deception (Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) and related summary offences under the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017 ...
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Aggravated Burglary and Other Charges – No Criminal Priors

This is a case study on Aggravated Burglary and other charges involving an accused with no criminal priors. Our client was a young person with no criminal priors. She was charged with Aggravated Burglary, Criminal Damage, Assault, and Theft; and she was charged with a co-accused. The allegations were that ...
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Withdrawing Trafficking Charges and Handling Stolen Goods

This is a case study on withdrawing Trafficking charges and Handling Stolen Goods. Our client was arrested after a search warrant was executed on his girlfriend’s house. The police found heroin, cannabis, and various items believed to be stolen such as multiple laptops, cash, and phones. The accused was then ...
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Theft and Intentionally Cause Injury

Our client was charged with Theft and Intentionally Cause Injury including Recklessly Cause Injury and Unlawful Assault charges. The last three charges were alternatives, which means that the prosecution can only proceed with one of these charges because they stem from the same conduct. It would be duplicitous to proceed ...
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Diversion for Theft From a Supermarket

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for theft from a supermarket. Our client was charged with theft from a supermarket. He had been apprehended with the items before he left the store and so all items were returned. The value of the property taken was $29.70 ...
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Diversion for Theft

Our client allegedly put some fruit into her bag and left without paying. She then allegedly provided a false name and date of birth to the security officer. She had previously been given a caution. She instructed it was an accident and forgot the items were in her bag. Our ...
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We have represented a number of clients charged with fraud and theft offences.

To view more of our case studies on fraud, theft, and dishonesty offences, click here.