This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon.
s.300(1) Make false instrument (10 years)s.300(2) Use false instrument (10 years)
9 x s.300(1)9 x s.300(2)Sched:175 offences
MT 15mAT 5m
fine for stealing
Female - Bookkeeper wrote cheques out to cash, signed and cashed them, writing client's name on butt, over 20 months. Paid for living expenses.Full restitution made. Genuine contrition and remorse.
MT 18mAT 6m
AAMT 12mAT 12m
Serving PD and recog for dishonesty matters.
Attempted use of American Express card belonging to someone else.
NSW CCA 28.6.1995
13 x s.300(1)Sched:68 x s.300
MT 2y 9mAT 1y 9m(25% discount for assistance)
Accountant defrauded employer by making out false cheques over 4 years. Gambling. Admitted offences to employer when became aware of audit. Some assistance re tax offences.
3 x s.300(2)Sched:6 x s.300(2)
loss to bank: $1.452m
MT 1yAT 1y
Solicitor used documents to deceive bank to obtain large loan from bank for client.Severe hardship since offence. Genuine remorse.
5 x s.300(1)5 x s.300(2)Sched:73 x s.300(1)75 x s.300(2)
MT 18mAT 2y
Female - Defrauded employer over 13 months. No money repaid. Altered cheques signed by company signatories and deposited money into own account.Money spent on lifestyle and gambling.
11 x s.300(2)Sched:12 x s.300(2)
MT 3yAT 1y
AAMT 2y 3MAT 15m
Obtained Visa card using false documents and used card to obtain cash advances. Involved careful planning.Repaid 70% of losses. Co-offender absconded with much more money.Good background, depressed.
NSW CCA 11.10.2000
21 x s.300(2)Sched:37 dishonesty offences
MT 3yAT 3y
Used false documents to create false identities to systematically defraud banks. Defrauded banks of $4million dollars over two and a half year period.
NSW CCA 4.4.2001
6 x s.300(1)6 x s.300(2)Sched:48 x s.300(1)48 x s.300(2)
early plea of guilty
MT 3yAT 2y
AAMT 2y 6mAT 2y 6m
Used position as technical manager to defraud company over 5 years. Altered cheques already signed using sticky tape. Serious breach of trust.Gambling addiction - confessed offences to police - remorse - some compensation made - rehabilitation
NSW CCA 10.10.2001
2 x s.300(2)
Dishonesty offences - breached bail
Used 2 stolen bank cheques to pay off mortgageSome assistance to authorities
SewellNSW CCA 1.2.2002
7 x s.300(2)
4yNPP 1y 5m
Used false instruments to steal from companyGood character evidence - Evidence of rehabilitation - Medical condition
Finn(mid - 50s)
NSW CCA 19.3.2002
6 x s.300(1)Sched:17 x s.300(1)
As manager of smash repairs involved with others in fraud on NRMA - Creating of false insurance claims for fictitious accidents - Own ca involved in one claimFavourable prospects of rehabilitation - Poor health - Parity - Discount for guilty plea
NSW CCA 19.6.2002
39 x s.300(1)
Female - As middle management at bank created fictitious loans for fictitious customers over 4 years - Money spent on luxury living, particularly jewellery - Some money used to repay older loansMotivation obscure - Depressed and vulnerable at time - Prospects of rehabilitation
(2002) 135 A Crim R 417
15 x s.300(2)
Female employee deposited cheques drawn on account of employer into own account over 5 months - little insight into offendingHistory of major depressive episodes
(2002) 135 A Crim R 438
3 x s.300(1)3x s.300(2)
AA1y 6mNPP 13m(Periodic Detention)
Finance broker involved in fraudulently obtaining loans from bank - Not party to scheme but facilitated it - Forged endorsements on 3 cheques - to receive $36,237 commissionRemorse - Co-operation
NSW CCA 4.8.2003
7 x s.300(1)7 x s.300(2)Sched:30 x s.300(1)30 x s.300(2)
Female - As credit collector for company took money to pay for family expenses and finance gambling addictionFinancial difficulties
NSW CCA 12.2.2007
3 x s.300(2)Sched:2 x s.300(2)
4y 9mNPP 2y 9m
Financial advisor stole from clients over two years - forged signatures, alerted document and diverted mailEllis discount - financial difficulties
Nikolaidis(52 at sentence)
NSW CCA 17.12.2008
Solicitor had secretary type backdated letter purporting to be terms of engagement between appellant and former client - involved in dispute with client - costs assessment being made by Supreme Court assessor - mid range offence - part of continuous course of conduct - breach of trustLoss of employment
 NSWCCA 235
2 x s.300(2)
11 x s.178BA(1)
26 x s.193B(1)
Agg sentence:6y NPP 4y