WINZ Manager gets home detention for $194k fraud

There are no winners in cases like this - very sad.A Work and Income case manager who stole $194,000 from WINZ has been sentenced to home detention. Police executed a search warrant on the home of Laki Scanlan, 42, after the fraud - the second-largest in Work and Income history - was picked up by the ministry's internal fraud team last year. He pleaded guilty in the Auckland District Court to five charges of obtaining by deception and one charge of...

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