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This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon 

Fraud - s.29A Crimes Act 1914 (Cth)
Maximum Penalty: 5 years

CaseOffenceAmountPleaRecordSentenceResultFacts

Chait
(62)

NSW CCA
17.9.1993

31 x s.29A

350,000

PG
(SI)

other taxation offences

400h CSO

Crown AD
Manifestly inadequate but discretion exercised

False sales tax returns over two years. Company in financial trouble.
Long delay between offences and charging.

Janceski
(30-40)

NSW CCA
1.3.1996

12 x s.29A

73,295.16

PG

stealing and supply

2y
NPP 16m

AD

Received unemployment benefits when working. May1981 - Dec 1991.
Sold house to repay money. Also repaid money not the subject of charge and administrative costs.
Lengthy delay.

Lambrinos

NSW CCA 17.7.1998

s.29A

598,952

PG

12m PD
3y GBB

Crown AA
3y PD
2y GBB

Chartered accountant prepared false tax return for company. Scheme required extensive premeditation. R suffered depressive condition and undergoing continuing psychiatric treatment.

 

 

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