As stated by Detective Constable Peggy Lefevre:
Police acknowledge the sentencing of 52-year-old Murray Joff Bassett.
Bassett was sentenced to eight months home detention in the Christchurch District Court on Tuesday 7 August, in relation to fraud-related charges and obtaining money, totalling between $300,000 to $350,000.
The fraudulent activity occurred between November 2014 and August 2015.
Police were alerted to his offending in 2016.