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Results for false pretences

Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Ana Toe‘umu Latu was sentenced to a suspended sentence of 17-months imprisonment for obtaining about $20,000 by false pretences from three people by selling the same car. “Fraud is a cynical crime; it takes people's hard earned money easily from them and humiliates, causing financial hardship in turn to others who were trusting," said the judge, who also considered that she had pleaded guilty early.
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Friday 9 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Malia Selupe (32) was sentenced today to three-years imprisonment for obtaining by false pretences around $59,950 pa’anga from customers, at her car dealer company in Longolongo.
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Thursday 30 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Afuafu 'Uhatafe (52) was jailed for three-years for obtaining $32,825 pa’anga by false pretence from 104 people, she had falsely recruited in a work scam to Australia.
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Thursday 21 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating a complaint of obtaining money by false pretences filed by woman who said she paid around $13,000 pa’anga to another woman for a new car, but was instead scammed.
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Monday 23 January 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man was arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretences for an alleged Tongan passport scam.
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Friday 20 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have arrested a 59-year-old man from Vava’u for obtaining goods by false pretences after allegedly tricking people into giving them their products to be sold under his false company.
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