The Federal Court finds Birubi Art breached Australian consumer law and misled customers by promoting its products, including boomerangs, bullroarers, digeridoos and message stones, as genuine Aboriginal art when in fact they were painted in Indonesia.
Richard Hogg's crimes resulted in millions of dollars of tax debts, but his victims are still awaiting their compensation payouts and fighting for justice.
The first trial arising from the banking royal commission has wrapped up, with an already shuttered financial planner accused of misleading and deceptive conduct.
NSW identity fraud victims want more done to stop imposters from using drivers licences to lodge bogus loan, credit and debit card applications.
Court documents reveal Zamira Hajiyeva, whose husband is in jail for defrauding Azerbaijan's state bank of $3.9 billion, went on large shopping sprees at upmarket department store Harrods, including $54,000 in one transaction at Godiva chocolates.
Australian banks don't cross-check account numbers in electronic fund transfers and a Brisbane couple who lost $1 million are warning other small business operators to be aware they too could be hit.
Anna Sorokin, the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heir to swindle banks, hotels and even close friends as she lived out a high-society, Instagram-ready fantasy in New York, is sentenced to four to 12 years in prison.
Hackers steal bitcoin worth $US41 million ($58 million) from one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world.
A concert by US rapper Post Malone and the Listen Out music festival were among the events to which popular social media user Hannah Valentine sold thousands of dollars' worth of tickets — before admitting it was all a scam.
Australians lost at least $489 million to scammers in 2018 — and that's just the cases reported to the consumer watchdog.