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FMA lays charges under the Crimes Act

Media Release
MR No. 2017 – 03
8 February 2017

An individual registered financial adviser appeared in the Auckland District Court yesterday in relation to various charges laid by the FMA under the Crimes Act.

3 charges of making a false document for pecuniary advantage, under section 256(1) of the Crime Act 1961. This carries a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment.

3 charges of dishonestly using a document for pecuniary advantage under section 228(1)(b) of the  Crimes Act 1961. This carries a maximum penalty of 7 years imprisonment.

ENDS

Contact:

Andrew Park
Ph: 021 220 6770
Andrew.park@fma.govt.nz