Fraud, Theft, and Dishonesty Offences

Have You Been Charged With Fraud, Theft or Dishonesty?

Fraud, theft, and dishonesty convictions can have a long term impact and any such offence should be dealt with seriously. Doogue + George are experienced in defending every type of fraud, theft, or dishonesty charge and also achieving the best outcome for people who are pleading guilty to these charges.

Fraud offences vary from computer fraud and tax fraud to government fraud. These charges cover small amounts to offences involving millions of dollars. The same is true for theft and dishonesty offences. In this section of the website, you will find an extensive number of articles about these offences as well as relevant penalties and real case studies with actual results.

Some issues in fraud, theft, and dishonesty cases are:

  • Can the prosecution establish the link to the amount they claim?
  • Is there another explanation for what happened?

Serious criminal frauds, government frauds and elaborate financial transactions are very intense in terms of preparation, often requiring access to great forensic experts. Theft and dishonesty offences also require similar expertise. We can source these experts and present you with a strategy that will deliver you the best results. We have considerable experience dealing with financial crimes.

If you have been charged with a fraud, theft, or dishonesty offence and need advice or legal representation, call 03 9670 5111 or fill out the form to the right of this page to contact an experienced fraud lawyer.

Fraud, Theft & Dishonesty Charges

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Doogue + George's latest fraud, theft & dishonesty case results

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 Handle Stolen Goods. Our client was charged with numerous counts of Theft whilst on a Community Corrections Order for the same type of offence. The police made an application to …
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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 Crime. Our client was at home with his family when the police executed a search warrant at his home. During the search, the client was seen by the police attempting …
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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 young man who was heading down the wrong path. He had made a new group of friends. He was gambling, using party drugs, and helping one of his friends sell …
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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 items. He was 42 years old at the time of the offence and it happened during a period where our client reported immense anxiety. The property value of the items …
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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 with a number of offences including Burglary and Theft. He had pleaded guilty at an early stage and, despite being relatively young, had also spent some time in custody. He …
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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 a property value of $70. She was 62 years old at the time of the alleged offending and had committed similar offences in the past, but her most recent offence …
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