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Bill Papas business partner denies hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars from court

Bill Papas business partner denies hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars from court

Westpac alleges Vince Tesoriero, who appeared in court for the first time, received $28 million from Bill Papas that was part of the proceeds of an alleged massive fraud on the bank.

  • by Sarah Danckert

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Elizabeth Holmes’ former partner found guilty in Theranos fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes’ former partner found guilty in Theranos fraud trial

Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former president of Theranos and ex-boyfriend of its founder Elizabeth Holmes, was found guilty for his role in the collapse of the $US9 billion startup.

  • by Joel Rosenblatt
Tycoon in murder trial faces investor fury over lost millions

Tycoon in murder trial faces investor fury over lost millions

Harvey Boulter was a go-to guy for investors seeking hot start-ups. He amassed boats, cars and estates on three continents but very few of his investors got any of their money back.

  • by Benjamin Robertson and Jonathan Browning
Credit Suisse found guilty in case involving cocaine, cash and a wrestler

Credit Suisse found guilty in case involving cocaine, cash and a wrestler

Cocaine. Stashes of cash. A down-on-his-luck Bulgarian wrestler. The lurid details captivated the financial world, and now the historic verdict is in.

  • by Myriam Balezou and Hugo Miller
Archibald heist: Deloitte staffer allegedly stole from Gutnick firm to fund art spree

Archibald heist: Deloitte staffer allegedly stole from Gutnick firm to fund art spree

Creditors in Diamond Joe Gutnick’s company were refunded after Deloitte discovered its staffer had taken $3 million from various groups to buy an incredible cache of contemporary Australian art.

  • by Sarah Danckert
‘Bemusement’: Judge baffled by alleged fraudster Papas’ first public statement

‘Bemusement’: Judge baffled by alleged fraudster Papas’ first public statement

A Federal Court judge has criticised Bill Papas’ claim he had been denied a fair hearing and ordered the extradition and arrest warrant process be hastened to ensure the Sydney soccer identity returns from Greece.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
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Elizabeth Holmes’s ex may hold her ticket to less prison time

Elizabeth Holmes’s ex may hold her ticket to less prison time

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has good reason to root against her former boyfriend when he takes his turn at trial.

  • by Joel Rosenblatt
Half billion-dollar Bill: accused fraudster living the good life in Greece

Half billion-dollar Bill: accused fraudster living the good life in Greece

Alleged fraudster Bill Papas has broken his silence as a joint investigation by The Age, Herald and 60 Minutes reveals his comfortable life in Greece.

  • by Sarah Danckert, Charlotte Grieve, Tom Steinfort and Thea Dikeos
Bill Papas’ business partner wants court to throw out ‘weak case’ against him

Bill Papas’ business partner wants court to throw out ‘weak case’ against him

Melbourne cafe owner Vince Tesoriero has asked the Federal Court to dismiss the allegations and put a stop to the sale of two high-end properties on the NSW Central Coast.

  • by Sarah Danckert
Text scam: WA tech mogul asks US court to serve jail time in Australia

Text scam: WA tech mogul asks US court to serve jail time in Australia

Eugeni “Zhenya” Tsvetnenko was extradited to the US late last week and is already hashing out a plea deal with US authorities over criminal charges relating to the biggest spam text messaging scam in US history.

  • by Sarah Danckert
How a meeting in Taiwan could seal the fate of former BlueScope exec

How a meeting in Taiwan could seal the fate of former BlueScope exec

Whether Jason Ellis’s tour of Asia to talk up BlueScope’s recommended price list for flat-steel products was an attempt to establish a cartel is likely to be the focus of a court ruling, expected early this year.

  • by James Panichi and Laurel Henning