30 Oct 2019

Fraudster jailed for spending funds on lavish lifestyle

From Checkpoint, 5:42 pm on 30 October 2019

An Auckland businessman has been jailed for nearly seven years for ripping off investors' money to fund an extravagant lifestyle.

Steven Robertson was found guilty of 23 theft, deception and dishonesty charges after a 10 week trial in the High Court in Auckland.

He was charged after the Financial Markets Authority it uncovered his offending.

RNZ court reporter Anneke Smith was at his sentencing and filed this story.