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Australia Accused fraudster Helen Rosamond charged with another $19 million in offences linked to NAB fraud

18:06  20 november  2019
18:06  20 november  2019 Source:   smh.com.au

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The director of a company accused of defrauding the National Australia Bank of millions of dollars has been charged with a further 12 offences linked to the swindling of another $19 million.

Helen Rosamond, former director of Human Group, was first charged with fraud and corruption offences in March after she allegedly participated in a large-scale fraud in partnership with Rosemary Rogers, former chief of staff to then-NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn.

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The new offences take the total number of charges against Ms Rosamond to 74, with an alleged total value of $26.7 million.

a group of people posing for the camera: Former Human Group director Helen Rosamond at Downing Centre Local Court earlier this year. © Peter Rae Former Human Group director Helen Rosamond at Downing Centre Local Court earlier this year. Ms Rosamond will be served the new charges on Thursday when she appears at Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court.

The charges follow months of investigation by the NSW fraud squad, which seized reams of paperwork and devices during raids earlier this year, producing a 10,000-page forensic accounting report.

Ms Rosamond has been on bail since her arrest over the scheme, in which Ms Rogers allegedly "rubber-stamped" falsified invoices from the Human Group between 2013 and 2017, in exchange for extravagant bribes.

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Among them was a $2.2-million invoice in 2017, which the co-accused allegedly falsely claimed related to the events firm's role in "on-boarding" former NSW premier Mike Baird, who the bank was then courting as a new recruit for an executive position.

a man holding a camera: Rosemary Rogers, former chief of staff to NAB's top brass. © Dominic Lorrimer Rosemary Rogers, former chief of staff to NAB's top brass. Police allege bribes such as first-class travel, overseas holidays and pre-paid credit cards were provided to Ms Rogers to maintain the $40-million contract between the bank and the Human Group, which organised executive events for NAB for around 12 years.

Ms Rosamond now faces 59 charges of corruptly giving an agent benefit and 11 of dishonestly obtaining benefit by deception.

She has also been charged with attempting to dishonestly obtain benefit by deception, using false documents to obtain financial advantage and publishing false or misleading material to obtain advantage.

To date, Mrs Rogers has been charged with 57 offences, all of which relate to NAB. Fifty-six counts concern corruptly giving an agent a benefit. Both women are yet to enter a plea on the matter.

In August court documents obtained by The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age revealed that Ms Rosamond herself received a series of allegedly "secret commissions" via first-class trips overseas with spending money, a boat and more than $100,000 in house repairs.

The alleged "secret commissions" were laid bare in documents filed by NAB in the Supreme Court of NSW in August, as part of a civil action against Ms Rosamond and Human Group, seeking an unspecified sum be returned to shareholders.

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