Christine Smyth

Fraud charges cast ‘dark cloud’ over legal profession following probe

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Fraud charges levelled against three members of Queensland’s legal fraternity cast a “dark cloud” over the profession but don’t necessarily suggest an endemic problem, the Queensland Law Society says. The Crime and Corruption Commission revealed on Saturday three men had been arrested and taken to the Brisbane watchhouse, where they were charged with criminal offences. […]

Christine Smyth

Three legal professionals charged in probe into suspected criminal activity in Queensland

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Three legal professionals have been charged with aggravated fraud after a joint Queensland police and Crime and Corruption Commission investigation into suspected criminal activity within elements of the legal profession. A 48-year-old male lawyer from Upper Brookfield, a 32-year-old male lawyer from Camp Hill and a 29-year-old male law clerk from Toowong were this morning […]

Travellers’ driver licence, credit card details left exposed

Travellers’ driver licence, credit card details left exposed

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Holidaymakers from across Australia and overseas have had their credit card and driver licence details exposed in what one legal professional called an “extraordinarily inappropriate” breach of privacy. But the angry travellers, from as far away as New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and even Germany, may not have any legal protection outside of a […]