Charges laid over gambling society grant

Friday 11 November 2011, 7:58AM

By Department of Internal Affairs



Two Hawke's Bay men appeared in the Napier District Court [yesterday] on fraud charges laid by the Department of Internal Affairs over a gaming machine grant paid by Hastings-based gambling society, the Infinity Foundation Limited, to a Napier organisation in May 2009.

Rodney John Green, 62, a director of Napier, and another man whose name is suppressed, each face charges under the Crimes Act of obtaining by deception and dishonestly using a document in relation to a grant totalling $10,862.22. No pleas were taken and the men were remanded to 13 December 2011.