With corrupt LGBTIQ media group, Evo Media, coming to its demise and its under-fire director now “disqualified” by the corporate watchdog, the remainder of Australia’s queer media is imploding with allegations of serious crimes and cover-ups having taken place for years.
They are the people who run one of Australia’s largest retirement village businesses which this week has been accused of long-running scams against their elderly clients. But amongst the cabal of financiers, property developers, traders, lawyers and accountants who infest the corridors of AVEO, there is not one person on its board or leadership team who seemingly has any sort of real-world experience or knowledge of the aged-care sector.
OPINION: The current troubles of Evo Media as first revealed by True Crime News Weekly reflect a bigger trend faced not just by gay and lesbian media, but all traditional media around the world, writes journalist and author Bill Calder.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART FIVE: The scandal-ridden owner of Australia’s largest self-proclaimed LGBTIQ media group Evo Media has finally been located as cameras were present at the very moment he was served documents by ASIC for a range of corporate crimes this week in Sydney.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: It’s the sensational and quite frankly horrifying media and community corruption scandal that simply won’t go away and has now led to death threats being made against True Crime News Weekly by a former senior employee of the AIDS Council of NSW (ACON) which also implicates the organisation’s CEO.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART THREE: Having been kicked out of two offices and then their own websites, the owners of Australia’s largest LGBTIQ media group, Evo Media, can now claim a dubious hat-trick of sorts after being locked out of their recently purchased Woolloomooloo cafe for failing to pay rent as authorities get ready to swoop.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: More people have come forward alleging “shonky” rorts taking place across queer media outlets, with Evo Media now in damage control as its banned company director sends intimidatory late-night legal threats to employees who spoke out to True Crime News Weekly.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: True Crime News Weekly lifts the lid on “sham” media company Evo Media as scandal widens to include taxpayer-funded organisations and financial regulators who have allegedly looked the other way for four years.
In a sign that Australian courts may finally be getting tough on white collar crime, the former CEO of surfwear giant Billabong has been sentenced to eight years in prison for forging his wife’s signature for a $13.5 million loan.
The latest statistics from the UK show that online fraud is the most common crime in the country, with almost one in ten people becoming a victim to fraudsters.