Rich, well-connected parents, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, are facing a $US500 billion lawsuit over accusations they bought spots for their children at prestigious schools in the US, thereby keeping children of less wealthy parents out.
A truckie who was allegedly high on ice when he was pulled over by police for driving his three-trailer road train erratically on the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory has been slammed for "besmirching the reputation of the entire industry".
The corporate watchdog puts white-collar criminals on notice with "game-changing" new proposed penalties including steep fines and potential jail terms of fifteen years.
Each week Bryan Denny is contacted by women from around the world, some of whom have emptied their bank accounts for him. It's all part of an ongoing online scam, and Colonel Denny is as much a victim as the women being duped.
Jimmy Shu is calling for a round table discussion between government and small business owners to brainstorm how to reduce crime after suffering his eighth break-in in as many months.
Consumer Protection sounds a warning that scammers are becoming increasingly dangerous, and convincing, after a huge spike in investment scams is recorded in 2018.
Tax experts and business lobbies have hit out against a Treasury proposal to reverse the onus of proof for certain black economy offences, which would force the accused to prove their innocence.
Bundaberg-born forensics specialist Angela Williamson was part of the team that noticed a disturbing pattern among a few unsolved killings — but she had no idea the killer she found would start confessing to more than 90 murders.
The public's insatiable use of technology has evolved into a critical crime-fighting tool, creating what one expert calls "a web of surveillance" in Australian cities, suburbs and on the country's road network.