Breaking news: Vanuatu accountant Robert Agius found guilty in Australian tax evasion case, jailed for nine yearsPosted: August 23, 2012
Robert Agius has been sentenced to almost nine years’ jail by an Australian court for his part in an A$5 million (Vt 476 million) tax evasion scheme.
The Vanuatu-based accountant with PKF, (which changed its name to iCount after Agius’s arrest), will be eligible for parole in March 2019.
Read the full story on the Sydney Morning Herald.
Justice Simpson noted testimonials from Agius’s supporters that he had been a generous contributor to Vanuatu society.
“That perception of him is false,” she said, as while at the same time he had embarked on “the systemic fraud of the entire Australian society.”