Obtain property by deception / 1 Day Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction

Case: Fake Gift Cards To Fund Gambling Addiction.

Our client was young and suffering a gambling addiction. He bought and sold unusable gift cards.

Charges/ Ch1, 2 (obtain property by deception)

Result/ Ch2:  withdrawn; Ch1:  good behaviour bond (1 day) without conviction

Our lawyer had one charge withdrawn and submitted that our client was young and had since obtained gainful employment in which he was thriving and mentoring young people in the sports community, as well that the offending was 3 years ago and he had moved on with his life. Magistrate agreed and gave our client a minimum penalty for a serious offence.

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