Thursday 21 September 2006 06 -LAWFUEL – Australia Law News – The Cr…

Thursday 21 September 2006 06 -LAWFUEL – Australia Law News – The Criminal Court of Appeal of New South Wales has upheld an appeal by Mr Joseph Dadisho, of Kemps Creek in NSW, on his conviction of three charges in relation to Jo Jo’s Haulage Australia Pty Limited (in liquidation). The charges were brought following an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Jo Jo’s Haulage went into liquidation on 20 November 2001 when Mr Dadisho was a director of the company.

On 10 February 2006, the Sydney Local Court convicted Mr Dadisho on two counts of fraudulently removing part of the property of the company and one count of failing to assist the liquidator when required. The property comprised an amount of $115,000 held in a company bank account that Mr Dadisho transferred into his personal account and a motor vehicle that Mr Dadisho transferred to himself.

At the time of the conviction, the Sydney Local Court sentenced Mr Dadisho to perform 100 hours community service and to pay $50,000 to the company’s liquidator in relation to the charges of fraudulently removing company property. Mr Dadisho received a two year good behaviour bond in the sum of $2,000 for failing to assist the liquidator. The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions prosecuted the matter. For further information contact: Danielle Huck ASIC Media Unit Telephone: 03 9280 3407 Mobile: 0417 540 769

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