John Malcolm Carr CPA, an American businessman, faced eight criminal charges in Courtroom 2 of the Auckland District Court at 10AM on Tuesday 31 August 2010, involving offences he was alleged to have committed under the Financial Reporting Act 1993.
The charges relate to four companies that he is sole director of, that up until 16 December 2009 were ALL listed on the NZ Companies Office On-line Records (www.companies.govt.nz) as owned by a US-corporation Cuchara Inc. registered in Florida. The four NZ-registered companies are Velocity Partners Ltd, Shelf Company No 10 Ltd, First Virtual Deposit and Nominee Company Ltd, and PJ Digital Ltd: all owned by the foreign entity Cuchara Inc., that Mr John M Carr CPA directs. The name Cuchara Inc. was changed by John M Carr in 1999 to Carr Consulting P.A., but this change was not recorded on the NZ Companies Office Records as required by law until 16/12/2010 (see below). [Read more...]