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Friday 30 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supreme Court has rejected an application by ‘Etuate Lavulavu to have a separate trial from his wife ‘Akosita Lavulavu on forgery charges.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The forgery trial against a current People’s Representative to Parliament ‘Akosita Lavulavu, and her husband, a former Cabinet Minister, ‘Etuate Lavulavu is now set for 2020.
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Monday 26 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Malia Kolokiloloma Fanua was sentenced to three years imprisonment (which was fully suspended) for forging her exam results, while studying at the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus in 2017. Hon Mr Justice Laki Niu during sentencing on August 20, said the accused had shamed not only herself but also her family and the Tonga Police.
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Thursday 25 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ofa Savieti (45) received a two-year suspended sentence for forgery when she withdrew $3,000 pa’anga from a fruit picker's bank account and used it on herself, in February last year.
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Thursday 27 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Malia Kolokiloloma Fanua was found guilty of six counts, that included forging her exam results in order to get further funding from Tonga Police, while studying for a Bachelor of Arts, at the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus, including forging her marks for the subject of “Legal Ethics”.
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Wednesday 22 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mele Tokilupe Hausia (24) received a two-year suspended sentence for three charges, including forging a Government bond while an employee of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga. “I consider the accused’s offending was audacious,” the judge stated.
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Monday 29 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Sri Lankan citizen, Mr Vaseeth Samsudeen received a fully suspended sentence after using a forged French passport to enter Tonga and attempting to depart from Tonga, in May last year.
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Friday 18 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tongan nationals, including two former civil servants who pleaded guilty to charges in a Tongan passport forgery case were all sent to Hu'atolitoli Prison on Friday, November 18 after being sentenced at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 18 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of seven Georgians have been shifted by Tonga Police from accomodation in Tofoa to an undisclosed place over the weekend. Tonga Police said they had reasons to move the group which they could not yet disclose.
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Thursday 28 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 63-year-old Tongan woman, a former Police Officer, has been charged with one count of perjury in relation to the Tongan passport investigation on Wednesday, 27 January. Twelve people have been charged so far and police are likely to make more charges as their investigation continues in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 12 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were released on bail today after they were stopped from leaving Tonga at Fua’amotu International Airport on Monday, 11 January, and charged with using forged documents in relation to forged Tongan passports.
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Thursday 17 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 65-year-old Tongan woman has been charged with forgery in relation to forged Tongan passports that were issued using alleged false documents in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 30 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tongan nationals have been charged with forgery and related charges, following a complaint over a passport application that allegedly involved a forged birth certificate.
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Friday 27 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former travel consultant was today sentenced to four years imprisonment with the final 18 months suspended after pleading guilty to 39 counts of forgery and knowingly dealing with forged documents for visa applications to foreign countries, mostly the United States.
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Wednesday 11 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former travel consultant, Sera Polata, who changed her plea to guilty in relation to 39 charges of forgery and knowingly dealing with forged documents for visa applications was remanded in custody for sentencing on March 6.
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Tuesday 27 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former travel consultant appeared at the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court today charged with 46 counts of forgery and knowingly dealing with forged documents in relation to visa applications.
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Friday 18 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A woman who is alleged to have tried to leave Tonga, using a forged Tongan passport remains in custody with a man who co-accused after the Chinese nationals were arrested at Fua’amotu International Airport, on October 15.
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Friday 11 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mele Tatafu Heitonga (32) a former accounts clerk of 'Uta'atu & Associates in Nuku'alofa, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to ten counts of forgery and theft of over $130,000, at the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court on May 10.
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple from Ha‘akame who pleaded guilty to charges of obtaining a $3,000 pa‘anga loan from the Westpac Bank of Tonga by false pretences are awaiting sentencing by the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 31 March 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Tongan Member of Parliament, 'Etuate Lavulavu, was convicted of two counts of illegal use of a birth certificate in the State of Utah District Court, USA, this month.
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