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13:30  01 november  2018
13:30  01 november  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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A Brisbane real estate agent who loves to boast about his money and Maserati on social media, has been disqualified from driving for the next six months. The 39-year-old pleaded guilty to all three charges, but tried to blame his personal assistant for his mistake. "He did request his PA to organise

The 39-year-old real estate agent blamed his unlicensed driving on his PA . This latest incident made it six unlicensed driving convictions since 2010, which saw police impound his prized Maserati, and meant Juresic faced a mandatory six-month disqualification from driving .

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Emil Juresic was caught by police driving his $260,000 car without a licence, with unregistered number plates, and using a mobile phone.

Real estate agent blames his unlicensed driving on PA© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Emil Juresic has pleaded guilty to all three charges stemming from driving without a license, with unregistered number plates, and on his mobile phone.

The 39-year-old was pulled over by police on Dandenong Road, at Mt Ommaney in Brisbane’s south west, on October 1. When questioned, he told police “he wasn’t punching any numbers”.

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“He had a call previously and was checking to see the phone was actually closed,” Police Prosecutor Lisa Pye told the court today.

“So, he’s given a couple of different stories?” Magistrate Robyn Carmody asked.

“Yes, your honour,” Ms Pye responded.

Juresic’s licence had been suspended in July after losing all his demerit points. He’d been caught speeding five times in just seven months.

Real estate agent blames his unlicensed driving on PA© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Juresic outside court today.

But Juresic’s lawyer told the court his client didn’t realise his licence was suspended. The 39-year-old pleaded guilty to all three charges, but tried to blame his personal assistant for his mistake.

"He did request his PA to organise the good behaviour one-demerit point licence...It had not been done,” Mr Wilson said.

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The court heard Juresic had a traffic record seven pages long including five previous unlicensed driving convictions, two in relation to mobile phones, and three in relation to number plates.

This latest incident made it six unlicensed driving convictions since 2010, which saw police impound his prized Maserati, and meant Juresic faced a mandatory six-month disqualification from driving. His lawyer called that “unfair.”

But the Magistrate quickly told Mr Wilson to “move on.”

“Why should I believe he gets that message this time when he hasn’t on all the other previous occasions?” Magistrate Carmody said.

“He’s going to have get a driver, isn’t he? And maybe a new PA.”

Real estate agent blames his unlicensed driving on PA© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd The real estate agent was caught speeding five times in seven months.

As he walked from court, Juresic told 9News he already had a driver.

But just moments later, he took to Instagram to post an ad.

“So what I'm looking for right now, is a full-time driver...Learn your lesson peeps. It’s very important that you don’t break the rules,” Mr Juresic wrote on the social media app.

Juresic has been forced to pay $15,000 to get his luxury car out of the police holding yard, and a further $1121 in fines.

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