Jirsch partner suspended amid fraud investigation

Jirsch Sutherland partner Amanda Young has been suspended as authorities investigate an alleged fraud. In a statement to Insolvency News Online yesterday Jirsch Sutherland managing partner Bradd Morelli confirmed an employee had been stood down and an external investigation was underway. “Jirsch Sutherland has identified a case of possible fraud by an individual employee and has taken immediate action to investigate and report the matter,” Morelli said….

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Pitcher’s phoenix probe yields liquidators’ names

Pitcher Partners‘ mother-of-all public examinations kicked off this week and already two liquidators names have been mentioned in despatches as the marathon inquiry into an alleged $100 million phoenixing scheme gains momentum in room 8B of Melbourne’s Federal Court. Pitcher’s Andrew Yeo and Gess Rambaldi are being funded by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to prise open what may be the largest phoenix syndicate yet uncovered and as part of…