The MediaWorks staffer accused of fraud amounting to over $450,000 today entered a guilty plea in respect of all charges at the District Court in Auckland. Until now, the identity of the accused has been protected by a name suppression order that prohibits the media from reporting on who it is. Presiding judge Taumaunu made the decision to keep the name suppression order in place until sentencing.
A MediaWorks employee who faces fraud charges amounting to $458,094 will retain name suppression until the case appears before the court on 22 June.
As advertisers spread news about all those fantastic sales out there, the criminals in our midst create personal wishlists of all the items they aim to get at 100 percent discounts. So to help retailers keep an eye on the most regularly targeted goods, software company Auror recently compiled a list of the items stolen most often around Christmas. And as it turns out, meat is the most common target.
Former director and owner of now-defunct company The Media Counsel (TMC) Glenda Wynyard has been sentenced to eight months’ home detention.
Over 25,000 people have joined the hunt to find the missing Air Malaysia flight MH370 by scouring through scores of high-resolution satellite photographs that have been uploaded to the Tomnod website by DigitalGlobe.