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Hypocrisy and the cost of crime

Written By: - Date published: 7:54 am, October 21st, 2014 - 57 comments

White-Collar-Crime2

The Government canned a report on the costs of various kinds of economic crime. RNZ obtained a copy under the OIA, and we can see why the Nats would never have wanted it released…

Tough on tax cheats?

Written By: - Date published: 9:26 am, April 18th, 2013 - 51 comments

money into pocket

This government is tough on welfare cheats and soft on tax cheats, and they shouldn’t bother trying to pretend otherwise.

Economic crime

Written By: - Date published: 12:08 pm, February 13th, 2013 - 34 comments

White-Collar-Crime2

White collar crime – fraud and tax evasion – is in the news again with a new report on the impact. The costs are estimated as several Billion per year. Meanwhile the Nats put all their energy into demonising and chasing $22 Million in welfare fraud.

Tax fraud, benefit fraud, proportional response

Written By: - Date published: 8:50 am, October 22nd, 2012 - 38 comments

lazy-rich-guy

A Victoria University study shows that tax evasion is costing the country at least 25 times what welfare fraud is costing, while welfare fraud is punished more harshly in court.

Heroes of capitalism

Written By: - Date published: 10:18 am, June 30th, 2012 - 24 comments

lazy-rich-guy

Banks engaged in market fixing. What a surprise. No doubt someone will be held to account…

Welfare fraud and reform

Written By: - Date published: 9:19 am, August 11th, 2011 - 58 comments

bashing

National will keep demonising the most vulnerable members of society for electoral gain, while turning a blind eye to much bigger problems.

Crime and punishment

Written By: - Date published: 9:40 am, August 23rd, 2010 - 24 comments

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White collar crime is on the increase in NZ. The government talks tough and postures about crime in its other forms, how will it respond to white collar crime?

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