Companies Office Registry lacks integrity due to dishonest directors and lack of enforcement

The NZ Companies Office records show that Sinotech Ltd was incorporated in 11 May 2015 with two directors, one of whom, “Shih Chuang Li, recorded his/her residential address on his/her signed Director’s Consent Certificate as: Level 1, 3 Frankmoore Avenue, Johnsonville, Wellington, 6037, New Zealand“. [Read more…]

Michael Richard Smith – the fraudster with many last names – jailed for five years

Michael Richard Smith, 41, also known as Michael Richard Weaver, Michael Richard Levertoff and Michael Richard Fresnell, has had name suppression for the last couple of years so the Herald hasn’t been able to write about him. He changed his surname to Smith in January, three months before he would begin his fight – which he would subsequently lose – against fraud charges… fraud totally about $700,000. [Read more…]

John Edward Clancy, Riani Suhandi and “FJ40 Trust” – FJ40 Trustees Ltd shares

John Edward Clancy, sole director of three building companies recently put into liquidation, has readily accessed the Companies Office website as “Presenter” and ‘authorised’ the record of a transfer of all the 80 shares listed as owned by “FJ40 Trust” in OJJ Christchurch Central Ltd – into the ownership of  Riani Suhandi. These shares – 20% of the company – were “owned” by a “Trust” with no trustees names ever having been recorded against the shareholding record – a clear breach of the Companies Act 1993 by Clancy. [Read more…]