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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.

Reducing the Amount of Theft, Property Obtained By Deception

This is a case study on reducing the amount of theft and property obtained by deception in a criminal case. Our client was charged with over 300 Theft and Obtaining Property By Deception charges by the Victoria Police. The allegations were that our client roamed the streets rifling through people’s ...
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AHPRA and VCAT Proceedings Involving a Pharmacist

This is a case study on AHPRA and VCAT proceedings involving a pharmacist. Our client was a pharmacist who, during a period of personal struggle, developed an addiction to schedule 8 prescription medication. He worked at various pharmacies and took the medication from the pharmacy without a prescription, and without ...
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Theft and Dishonesty Charges – Withdrawn

Our client was charged with multiple theft and dishonesty offences including one traffic offence. These are Attempting to Obtain Property By Deception (amount in the vicinity of $20,000) Unlicensed Driving, Deal With Property Suspected to Be Proceeds of Crime (numerous items including credit card etc.), Obtain Property By Deception (under $100), and ...
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Cultivation of Cannabis and Theft of Electricity

Our client was charged with cultivation of cannabis and theft of electricity. The circumstances surrounding the offending were serious given that the client had an elaborate set up in her back yard, which involved stealing electricity to grow the cannabis in her shed. During the police interview, the client stated ...
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Insurance Fraud – Obtaining Financial Advantage By Deception

Our client was charged with Obtaining Financial Advantage By Deception related to insurance fraud. The circumstances were that he was talking with a colleague at his work about some financial problems that he was having at home and mentioned that he was planning on selling his car. His colleague said ...
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Fraudulently Obtain Benefits From TAC

This is a case study on a charge of Fraudulently Obtain Benefits from TAC resulting in a CCO. Our client was involved in a serious car accident over 20 years ago. It sadly resulted in him losing a limb. The traumatic experience left him physically unable to work for a ...
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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.