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Widow fights for multi million dollar estate

2-December-2010 Guardianship By Mark Streeter

After 30 years of marriage what would you expect from your husband's estate? When your husband has a $15 million estate probably quite a bit. In this fascinating case a widow turned to the courts for help in receiving a greater share of the estate. The...

Credit card fraud by former employee

30-November-2010 Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

Some corporate fraud by employees is not premeditated. it is opportunistic. Sometimes temptation overrides common sense. It is important that businesses have in place mechanisms to prevent fraud. In this video it explains a simple scenario. A laid off...

Corporate fraud is stealing from the workplace

Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

Business fraud costs everyone in a company. Policies and procedures for businesses help prevent and identify fraud. This American news report gives some insight into the problem. The video includes a case of a former trusted book keeper of a...

Contempt of Court brings Fine

Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

Mark Bouris raises Contempt of Court case against former directors The Situation - Ignoring Interim Freezing Order In June 2009, Mr Mark Bouris became the chairman of TZ Ltd. Mr Bouris is well known as the star of The Apprentice reality TV show and as...

Contempt involving Luna Park and Daily Telegraph

Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

Luna Park Sydney has had a long and sometimes turbulent history in Sydney. The Amusement park is located on the north side of Sydney Harbour at Milsons Point. It's smiling face has been part of Sydney landscape for much of the park's life since it opened...

Bank told to compensate for selling shares in low market

Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

Macquarie Bank's sale of loan book creates problems for clients The facts behind the case Mr Goodridge (the Borrower) entered into a margin lending loan arrangement with Macquarie Bank in May 2003.  On 8 January 2009 Macquarie Bank sold their “loan...

Desperate employees can do desperate things

Fraud and Insolvency,General By Mark Streeter

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) have a free report Occupational Fraud: A Study of the Impact of an Economic Recession available from their website. ACFE President James D. Ratley, CFE says "Desperate people do desperate things....