Duxton Hill features on Melbourne radio

Duxton Hill features on Melbourne radio

Further to our recent post concerning online scams, on 15 September 2021 our founder Andrew Tragardh spoke with Neil Mitchell on Melbourne talk-back station 3AW about how Duxton Hill has had success getting money back for victims of online scams. To listen to the...

Online Scams

Online Scams

Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen a sharp spike in the number of clients seeking help after discovering they are victims of an online scam. Perhaps this is simply because with repeated lockdowns, people are confined to their homes much more than usual,...

Milli Petronijevic joins Duxton Hill as Senior Associate

Milli Petronijevic joins Duxton Hill as Senior Associate

Milli PetronijevicSenior AssociateMilli is a Senior Associate with over 10 years experience managing complex and high profile commercial litigation, including cases involving fraud and misconduct. She has extensive knowledge of the civil process at both a State and...

Sly of the Underworld features Duxton Hill on 3AW breakfast

Sly of the Underworld features Duxton Hill on 3AW breakfast

This morning on the 3AW Breakfast Show with Ross & Russel, John Silvester (aka Sly of the Underworld) featured the successful work of Duxton Hill in getting money back for victims of fraud in complex fraud cases. To listen – click here. Your browser does not...

Former Chief Commissioner Victoria Police joins Duxton Hill

Former Chief Commissioner Victoria Police joins Duxton Hill

Former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Graham Ashton AM APM, has joined the Duxton Hill team as Special Advisor. Graham is well equipped to assist business, not for profit organisations, government, and individuals facing issues concerning: Crisis management...

To record or not to record?

To record or not to record?

A frequent question posed to Duxton Hill, is “Can I record a private conversation or telephone call?”  Most people who record their conversations or calls do so to protect themselves.  These recordings may be used as evidence in civil court cases and criminal...

Dishonesty Is Not in The Eye of The Concealer

Dishonesty Is Not in The Eye of The Concealer

Case Note: Director of Public Prosecutions v Morley [2020] VSCA 313 In regards to Section 191 of the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) In criminal proceedings where an accused is charged with fraudulently inducing persons to invest money by concealing material facts, the...

Tracing – The Fraudster’s Enemy

Tracing – The Fraudster’s Enemy

Any good fraudster knows they must ensure the proceeds of their deception are not easily identified. An ill-informed investigator typically gives-up after asset searches on the wrongdoer produces a negative result. A good fraud investigator, however, will know the...

Stage 4 COVID-19 Restrictions – Victoria

Stage 4 COVID-19 Restrictions – Victoria

On Monday 7 August 2020, the Victorian Premier announced Stage 4 restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne. Those restrictions have forced many businesses to close. But not Duxton Hill. For us, it’s business (almost) as usual. Our Melbourne based fraud lawyers and fraud...

Identity Fraudsters Target COVID-19 Payments

Identity Fraudsters Target COVID-19 Payments

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), its Scamwatch website has received over 24,000 reports of identity fraud through stolen personal information this year alone, an increase of 55 per cent compared with the same time last year....