| Latest Crime News | Wednesday July 18 2012 19:34
The Serious Fraud Office has laid 82 criminal charges worth $17million against retail gas supplier E-Gas Limited .
Former Managing Director, Ronald Peter Rosenberg and former General Manager Sydney, Lio Hunt are facing charges of dishonest use of documents.
It's alleged they deliberately under-reported the quantity of gas supplied to retail customers in order to obtain a pecuniary advantage.
E-Gas allegedly under-reported its gas consumption by about 950 thousand gigajoules worth around $8.74 million and avoided penalties valued around $8.67 million.
The charges carry a maximum sentence of seven years imprisonment.