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Court decisions

Details of court decisions related to the schemes we regulate.

2018-19

R v Kolja Nikoljic [2014] NSWLC 00165884, 00161650, 00161608, 00165863, 00165895, 00343258, 00161803, 00161632, 00161643, and 00343224.

The NSW Local Court convicted Mr Kolja Nikoljic on 10 December 2014 for offences relating to workers compensation fraud. The court found Mr Nikoljic tendered false payslips and dishonestly obtained money from workers compensation insurers by deception.

On the date of his conviction, Mr Nikoljic was not present.

Mr Nikoljic was arrested in Victoria on 7 December 2018, before being refused bail and extradited to NSW. He was subsequently sentenced at Central Local Court on 20 February 2019.

On that date, Her Honour Magistrate Farnan sentenced Mr Nikoljic to four years and six months jail with a non-parole period of three years, four months and 15 days.

Her Honour ordered Mr Nikoljic to pay $28,254.86 restitution to QBE, $14,989.96 to Allianz, and $36,433.00 in prosecution costs.

Mr Nikoljic has filed an appeal against the sentence in the NSW District Court.

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2015-16

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