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Friday 31 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 39-year-old former senior loans officer who embezzled from employer, Five Star Finance in 2015 was sentenced to three-years three-months imprisonment on May 31, at the Supreme Court.
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Thursday 16 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finau Heuifanga Vea who was convicted of embezzling more than $70,000 pa’anga from her employer, Five Star Finance in 2015 will be sentenced on May 31.
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Thursday 2 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A deceitful senior loans officer, Finau Heuifanga Vea was convicted of embezzling more than $70,000 pa’anga from her employer, Five Star Finance in 2015. She is remanded in custody for sentencing at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 18 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Appeal Court has convicted a 27-year-old woman for embezzling more than $11,000 pa’anga; overturning a decision that was granted by Justice Laki Niu to discharge her without conviction last year. Loleini ‘Ala embezzled out of resentment to fund frivolous activities, staged a robbery and made a false complaint to the Police.
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Monday 12 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old solo-mother, Loleini ‘Ala, who pleaded guilty to stealing $14,375 pa’anga from her employer in a staged robbery, was discharged without conviction by the Tonga Supreme Court on Wednesday 7 November. The accused’s employer was sympathetic and had asked Police to withdraw the charges.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A female teller has been charged with embezzlement of around $7,000 pa’anga from the Bank of South Pacific Tonga Ltd in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 6 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Afofa Ta’ai (49) was sentenced to prison for two-years six-months for falsification of accounts and embezzling $51,829 pa’anga from his employer Homegas Ltd on 5 October, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 13 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 30-year-old former employee of the Leiola Group of Companies Ltd. has been jailed for one-year and three-months for embezzling around $20,000 pa’anga last year.
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Tuesday 29 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four former Westpac bank employees have been sentenced to jail for embezzlement and false accounting, by Mr Justice Cato in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 16 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four former bank tellers who embezzled over $70,000 from the Westpac Bank of Tonga, were further remanded in custody for sentencing on Wednesday, April 23 after the judge heard submission from their counsel.
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Friday 4 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four former bank tellers who embezzled over $70,000 from the Westpac Bank of Tonga, were further remanded in custody today after their sentencing was adjourned to April 16.
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Thursday 20 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four former Westpac Bank of Tonga tellers will be sentenced on April 4 after three were found guilty this week of embezzling over $70,000 pa'anga on separate occasions. Another accused teller had earlier pleaded guilty to similar counts.
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Thursday 24 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In sentencing Tafolosa Bloomfield, a former Miss Heilala, to three-years and four-months imprisonment in Hu‘atolitoli Prison today, a Tongan Supreme Court judge said that her deceit was audacious and her embezzlement case was by far the worst of its kind he had encountered in Tonga.
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Monday 9 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Supreme Court judge in Tonga, in jailing a tearful embezzler on September 6 said the crime had become commonplace in Tonga. “Embezzlement has to stop,” said Mr Justice Charles Cato, who warned stakeholders to address the problem before it was too late and companies would not operate in Tonga. “Corruption at any level or shape in Tonga needs to be wiped out,” he said.
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Wednesday 7 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Miss Heilala charged with embezzlement of $179,782 from her employer and theft of airline tickets worth nearly a quarter of a million pa'anga, maintained her not guilty plea yesterday, while a co-accused changed his plea and pleaded guilty to embezzlement, at the start of a jury trial.
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Tuesday 13 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twelve former employees of the Westpac Bank of Tonga, Nuku'alofa Branches who have been charged with multiple counts of embezzlement were released on bail by Magistrate Salesi Mafi yesterday, March 12.
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Thursday 8 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Special Investigation Task Force of the Tongan Police is investigating an embezzlement network at the Nuku'alofa Branch of the Westpac Bank of Tonga, the Acting Police Commissioner Taniela Faletau said that ten former employees have been charged with multiple counts of embezzlement, the highest number of employees to be charged with crime against one private company in Tonga.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former female employee at the Westpac Bank of Tonga branch has been released on bail after she was charged by police with 18 counts of embezzlement.
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Saturday 11 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former accounts officer of the Tonga Post Ltd. who has pleaded guilty to five counts of embezzling $22,000 pa'anga, has been warned he can expect a prison sentence.
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Tuesday 7 December 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An application for bail by two former bank officers who were sentenced to prison terms for dishonesty, was rejected by Justice Ford at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court, on November 24.
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