All Theft, Dishonesty, and Fraud Case Studies

Below are all of our published theft, dishonesty, and fraud case studies.

Bail Application – Multiple Counts of Theft

This is a case study on a bail application for multiple counts of Theft as well as a charge of ...
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Handle Stolen Goods and Deal With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of Crime

This is a case study on charges of Handle Stolen Goods and Deal With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of ...
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Deferring a Sentence for a Youth Charged With Numerous Offences

This is a case study on deferring a sentence for a youth charged with numerous offences. Our client was a ...
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Application for Diversion – Theft

This is a case study on an application for diversion for Theft. Our client was charged with stealing several grocery ...
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Sentence Appeal for Burglary and Theft

This is a case study on a successful sentence appeal for Burglary and Theft charges. Our client had been charged ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Shoptheft

This is a case study on a sentence of adjourned undertaking for shoptheft. Our client was charged with shoptheft involving ...
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Deferral of Sentence for Breach CCO and Theft

This is a case study on a deferral of sentence for Breach CCO and Theft charges. Our client had breached ...
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Theft, Handle Stolen Goods, Use Unregistered Plates

Our client was alleged to have stolen a set of number plates from a parked vehicle and fitted them to ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Obtaining Property By Deception

This is a case study on a sentence of adjourned undertaking for Obtaining Property By Deception and Possess Drug of ...
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Diversion Application for Aggravated Burglary

This is a case study on a diversion application for Aggravated Burglary as well as Theft charges. Our client was ...
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CCO for Theft Involving Breach of Trust

This is a case study on a sentence of CCO for Theft involving breach of trust. Our client handled monies ...
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Diversion for Theft With a Similar Prior

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Theft with a similar prior. Our client was charged ...
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Obtaining Property By Deception – Theft From Employer

This is a case study on a charge of Obtaining Property By Deception involving a theft from employer. Our client ...
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Trafficking Cannabis and Weapons Possession Charges – CCO

Our client was charged with trafficking cannabis as well as weapons possession charges after a search was executed by the ...
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Theft of Motor Vehicle and Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail

Our client was charged with two counts each of Theft of Motor Vehicle and Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail ...
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Pleading Guilty to Handling Stolen Goods and Other Charges

This is a case study on pleading guilty to Handling Stolen Goods and other charges. Our client had four matters ...
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Community Corrections Order for Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order for Fail to Answer Bail. Our client was ...
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Good Behaviour Bond for Theft

This is a case study on a sentence of good behaviour bond for Theft Our client faced charges relating to ...
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Good Behaviour Bond for Insurance Fraud

This is a case study on a sentence of good behaviour bond for insurance fraud. Our client was one of ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Community Correction Order for Multiple Burglaries

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Correction Order for multiple burglaries. Our client had committed a ...
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Theft, Assault, Breach CCO

This is a case study involving charges of Theft, Assault, and Breach CCO. Our client was charged with Theft and ...
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Passport Seized By Police Due to Fraud Case – Returned

Our client had his passport seized by Police after he was alleged to have been involved in a large fraud ...
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Drug Trafficking – CCO Without Conviction

This is a case of drug trafficking resulting in a CCO without conviction. Our client was charged with drug offences ...
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Obtaining Property by Deception - Over $150,000

Obtaining Property by Deception – Over $150,000

The accused was a 38-year old with no prior Court appearances or convictions. He was charged with a number of ...
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Theft - Charge Withdrawn

Theft – Charge Withdrawn

Our client was an employee carpenter at a large construction company. A co-accused employee stole an electric nail-gun valued at ...
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Summary Jurisdiction Application – Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence and Other Charges

This is a case study on a summary jurisdiction application for Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence and other charges ...
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Multiple Charges of Obtaining Property By Deception

This is a case study on multiple charges of Obtaining Property By Deception resulting in a Community Corrections Order (CCO) ...
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Diversion for Possess Drug of Dependence

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Possess Drug of Dependence. Our client, a middle-aged male ...
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Diversion Application for Handling Stolen Goods

This is a case study on a diversion application for Handling Stolen Goods. Our client was a cycling enthusiast who ...
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Bail Application for Breach CCO

This is a case study on a bail application for Breach CCO. Our client was charged with Theft and Assault ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Withdrawing Burglary Charge and Other Offences

This is a case study on withdrawing a Burglary charge and other offences. Our client was charged with Burglary, Theft, ...
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Release and Recognisance Order for Centrelink Fraud

This is a case study on a sentence of release and recognisance order for Centrelink Fraud. Our client had incorrectly ...
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Property, Causing Injury, and Driving Offences

This is a case that involves multiple charges related to property, causing injury, and driving offences. Our client pleaded guilty ...
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Diversion for Drug Possession

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for drug possession. Our client was charged with Possess Drug ...
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Withdrawal of Resist Police Charges

This is a case that involves a withdrawal of Resist Police charges and a probation order without conviction for the ...
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Withdrawing Falsification of Documents

This is a case study on withdrawing a Falsification of Documents charge. Our client was charged with falsifying a document ...
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Theft and Deal With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of Crime

Our client was charged with Theft and Deal With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of Crime. The total value of ...
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Burglary and Theft – Fine Without Conviction

Our client was charged with Burglary and Theft. The value of the property stolen was $7,000 in the form of ...
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Theft and Making a Threat to Kill

This is a case study involving charges of Theft and Making a Threat to Kill. Our client was charged with ...
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Rape, Aggravated Burglary, Theft, Burglary – Discontinuance

Our client was charged with rape and aggravated burglary. It was alleged that he broke into the house of a ...
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Withdrawing a Charge of Armed Robbery

This is a case involving the withdrawal of a charge of Armed Robbery. Other charges include causing injury offences and ...
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Bail Application for Armed Robbery While on CCO

This is a case of bail application for armed robbery while on CCO involving a client on a 'show cause' ...
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Armed Robbery – CCO

This is a case of Armed Robbery and CCO involving a young accused. Our client was charged with Armed Robbery ...
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Theft, Prohibited Weapon, Obtain Property By Deception – CCO

Our client was charged with recklessly causing injury, being drunk in a public place, and theft. There were additional charges ...
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Recognisance for Obtaining Financial Advantage By Deception From the Commonwealth

This is a case of recognisance for obtaining financial advantage by deception from the Commonwealth with exceptional circumstances. Our client ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Dealing With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of Crime

This is a case involving a sentence of adjourned undertaking for Dealing With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of Crime ...
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Attempted Aggravated Burglary and Other Charges – Circumstantial Case

This is a circumstantial case of Attempted Aggravated Burglary and other charges. Our client was charged with a series of ...
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Withdrawing Reckless Conduct Endangering Life and Other Charges

This is a case study on withdrawing Reckless Conduct Endangering Life and other charges. Our client was a train driver ...
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Possess Cocaine and Possess Prohibited Weapon

This is a case that involves charges of Possess Cocaine and Possess Prohibited Weapon. Our client was apprehended in his ...
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Diversion for Obtaining Property By Deception

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Obtaining Property By Deception. Our client was charged by ...
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CCO for Armed Robbery and Recklessly Causing Injury

This is a case that resulted in a CCO for Armed Robbery and Recklessly Causing Injury. Our client and three ...
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Theft and Fraud Charges – CCO

Our client was an employee of a real estate agent and stole approximately $24,000 from her employer over a period ...
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Possess Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering)

Our client was a teenager charged with Possess Proceeds of Crime (money laundering) involving cash with a value of $1.5 ...
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Obtain Financial Advantage by Deception - Wholly Suspended Sentence

Obtain Financial Advantage by Deception – Wholly Suspended Sentence

Our client was charged with obtaining financial advantage by deception and obtaining property by deception arising from his employment (as ...
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Drugs, Weapons, and Theft Charges - Fine

Drugs, Weapons, and Theft Charges – Fine

Our client was found by Police sleeping in a vehicle on the side of the road. The Police attempted to ...
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Employment Theft – Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction

This is a case of employment theft resulting in a good behaviour bond without conviction. Our client was charged with ...
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Bail Application for Aggravated Burglary and Other Charges

This is a case study on bail application for Aggravated Burglary and other charges. Our client had been charged with ...
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CCO for Aggravated Burglary

This is a case that involves a sentence of CCO for Aggravated Burglary. Our client was a 21-year old male ...
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Cultivation and Possession of Narcotic Plants – Discharged

Our client had been charged with cultivation and possession of narcotic plants, and theft of electricity. The client has no ...
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Deferring a Sentence for Dishonesty Offences

This is a case that involves deferring a sentence for dishonesty offences. Our client was from the Northern suburbs of ...
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Drug Charges, Weapons Offences, and Traffic Violations

This is a case that involves multiple drug charges, weapons offences, and traffic offences. Our client was found beside the ...
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Theft and Going Equipped to Steal

Our client was found shoplifting items at department stores in Melbourne. It was her first time before the court. She ...
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Community Corrections Order for Centrelink Fraud

This is a case of Centrelink Fraud resulting in a Community Corrections Order. Our client was charged with obtaining a ...
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Burglary – Long Delay in Police Charge

This is a case of Burglary with long delay in the police charge. Our client had been charged with a ...
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Drunk Stealing – Diversion

This is a case of drunk stealing resulting in a diversion. Our client was charged with Theft following an accusation ...
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Without Conviction for Obtain Financial Advantage From Commonwealth

This is a case involving a sentence of without conviction for Obtain Financial Advantage From Commonwealth. Our client, a mother ...
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Successful Bail Application for Burglary and Theft

Our client had a very long criminal history (25 pages) mostly for burglaries and other dishonesty offences. He had been ...
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Guilty Plea for Theft and Other Charges – CCO

Our client pleaded guilty to a number of charges across three briefs including robbery, dangerous driving, theft, and obtaining property ...
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Diversion for Theft and Obtain Property By Deception

Our client was charged with Theft (including a mobile phone, wallet, key sand cash), three charges of Obtaining Property By Deception ...
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Bail Application in a Show Cause Position - Granted

Bail Application in a Show Cause Position – Granted

Our client was in a show cause position as he allegedly committed further indictable offences whilst on two counts of ...
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Withdrawing Cultivating Cannabis Charge

Our client was charged with cultivating cannabis. This was a serious allegation for him because the police were alleging that ...
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Cheque Fraud

This is a case of cheque fraud resulting in a wholly suspended term of imprisonment. A car was being advertised ...
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Theft – Breach of Trust

This is a case of Theft involving breach of trust that resulted in a Community Corrections Order. Our client was ...
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Theft and Obtain Property By Deception

This is a case involving charges of Theft and Obtain Property By Deception. Our client has many priors for petty ...
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Diversion for Theft Charges

This is a case resulting in a diversion for theft charges. Our client was charged with multiple thefts from retail ...
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Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction for Theft

This is a case that resulted in a good behaviour bond without conviction for Theft. Our client had stolen approximately ...
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Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction for Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case of good behaviour bond without conviction for Fail to Answer Bail and other offences. Our client ...
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Fraud Against WorkSafe

This is a case of fraud against WorkSafe Victoria that involves multiple charges of Fraud and Provide False Information. Our ...
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Bail Application – Theft of Motor Vehicle

This is an actual case of bail application for Theft of Motor Vehicle with a client in a show cause ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Theft

This is a case study for theft and dishonesty offences, resulting in an Adjourned Undertaking (good behaviour bond). Our client ...
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Contravene Bail Conduct Conditions – Bail Application

This is a case of bail application wherein our client had been remanded for 42 days. He is 20 years ...
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Diversion for Falsification of Documents

Our client is a 26-year old qualified engineer who was charged with Falsification of Documents. This charge was made out ...
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Without Conviction for Obtaining Property By Deception

Our client was involved in a motor vehicle accident. This meant that she was unable to resume normal duties and ...
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Employment Theft – Community Corrections Order

Our client was an employee at a retail store. He was using his key to enter after hours, take stock, ...
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Pleading Guilty to Theft – Adjourned Undertaking, Without Conviction

Our client was charged with Theft from a supermarket where she had been employed for nearly 30 years. She was ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Theft From a Supermarket

Our client was charged with Theft from a supermarket where she had been employed for nearly 30 years. She was ...
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Theft From Employer – CCO Without Conviction

Our client was charged with a series of deception matters following allegations that he stole money from his place of ...
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Centrelink Charges – Recognisance

Our client was charged with obtaining over $105,000 by deception from Centrelink over an 8 year-period. This was done by ...
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Obtaining Property By Deception – Fine, No Conviction

Our client had forged false invoices stating that he had medical and dental procedures and cashed them in with his ...
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Obtain Property By Deception, Theft – Imprisonment

Our client had two separate matters where she obtained a financial advantage of $500,000 by deception for over a period ...
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Multiple Drug and Other Charges – CCO

Our client was arrested in his car and was charged with multiple charges including trafficking ice with the quantity in ...
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Appeal Against Sentence – Success, No Conviction

Our client was working as a taxi driver. He had three female passengers but only had a $50 note to ...
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Make False and Misleading Statement – Adjourned Undertaking

Our client was charged with giving false information and making a false statement in connection with applying for the first ...
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Robbery Charges, Theft, and Assault – Community Corrections Order

Our client and a co-offender attended at a service station earlier in the day and surveilled the area. They returned ...
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Obtaining Financial Advantage By Deception – Breach of Trust

Our client was an employee of a company. His role started off as a receptionist, then expanded over time to ...
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Theft, Obtain Financial Advantage By Deception – CCO

Our client was charged with unauthorised use of company cab charge vouchers, chauffeur charges, and personal catering costs. Her employer ...
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Theft from Employer - Diversion

Theft from Employer – Diversion

Our client was employed by a restaurant in Melbourne CBD. She was charged with stealing money from the till during ...
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Obtaining Property By Deception - Community Corrections Order

Obtaining Property By Deception – Community Corrections Order

Our client was initially charged with 60 dishonesty offences. These charges were related to obtaining property by deception, obtaining financial ...
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Shoptheft, State False Name, and Breaching Offences - CCO

Shoptheft, State False Name, and Breaching Offences – CCO

Our client was involved in a number of offences over a protracted period. The offences were primarily shop thefts and ...
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Make False or Misleading Statement Charges - Fine

Make False or Misleading Statement Charges – Fine

The client made an application to the first home owners scheme and wrongly indicated that he was not in a ...
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Make False Documents - Diversion

Make False Documents – Diversion

Our client was charged with 29 separate offences of Make false document which spanned a period of 5 years. He ...
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Trespass with Intent to Steal, Theft

Trespass with Intent to Steal, Theft

The accused was a 27 year old man with a number of prior Court appearances for deception and drug-related offences ...
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Theft and Obtaining Property By Deception - All Charges Withdrawn

Theft and Obtaining Property By Deception – All Charges Withdrawn

Our client was an employee of a sports retailer and he held a managerial role within the business. He was ...
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$8000 Theft From Employer - Good Behaviour Bond

$8000 Theft From Employer – Good Behaviour Bond

The client was charged with four counts of theft, occurring over a 1 month period and totalling almost eight thousand ...
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Dishonesty Offences x76

Dishonesty Offences x76

In the course of employment in public office, the client failed to act in accordance with VicRoads policies and procedures ...
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Nolle Prosequi

Nolle Prosequi

Our client along with two co-accused was charged with involvement in extensive frauds. The total value of the frauds exceeded ...
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Making and Using False Document and Obtaining Property by Deception - Diversion

Making and Using False Document and Obtaining Property by Deception – Diversion

The client was young and unwell with depression. She decided to fake medical letters which said she had cancer in ...
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Obtaining Property by Deception - Diversion

Obtaining Property by Deception – Diversion

The client was charged with attempting to obtain a financial advantage by deception. The offences arose out of an attempt ...
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Obtaining Property by Deception - Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction

Obtaining Property by Deception – Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction

The client moved to Australia from overseas in the early 2000s. At the time of the offence she had given ...
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Handle Stolen Goods, Negligently Deal with Proceeds of Crime

Handle Stolen Goods, Negligently Deal with Proceeds of Crime

The accused was a 25-year old woman who was charged with handling stolen goods and negligently dealing with the proceeds ...
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Burglary, Theft, Obtaining Property by Deception, Dealing with Proceeds of Crime

Burglary, Theft, Obtaining Property by Deception, Dealing with Proceeds of Crime

The offending breached a suspended sentence of 42 days imprisonment imposed in October 2008. The prosecution alleged that the client ...
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Make False Statement to Police, Obtain Medical Benefit to Which One is Not Entitled

Make False Statement to Police, Obtain Medical Benefit to Which One is Not Entitled

The accused was a 60-year old man who claimed that his neighbour had struck and injured his right knee whilst ...
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