Sky City prepares for high profile event

High-ranking officials of the Government, political and business leaders and professionals will get together at the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards (IBA) Presentation Ceremony at a Gala Black Tie Dinner scheduled to be held on Monday, November 19, 2012 at Sky City Convention Centre. Deputy Prime Minister Bill English, Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and…

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Advertising invoice scam leads to arrests

Six people have been arrested, and search warrants or other activities undertaken at over 25 locations in the North and South Islands, in a major joint enforcement agency operation lead by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). ‘Operation Audit,’ was also supported by New Zealand Police, Organised and Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand, Commerce Commission, New Zealand Customs, and Inland…

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Demand to probe migrant workers abuse

An increasing number of migrant workers are beginning to complain against their employers for exploitation, breaching minimum wage law and other issues. Workers from India on work permits and students, who were hitherto silent victims of ‘harassment’ and verbal abuse, are approaching government agencies such as the ‘Employment Relations Authority (ERA) and tribunals to redress their grievances, oblivious to threats…

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Another charged in options trading case

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has laid charges against Mark James Whelan, a 40 year-old unemployed man, in relation to an investigation of the options trading company Derivatek New Zealand Limited (Derivatek). Earlier, the SFO had laid charges against Gregory Alan Arnott, an options trader, who traded through Derivatek on behalf of New Zealand clients on the Australian Stock Exchange…

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