22-248MR Former Victorian director sentenced after making false statement to ASIC

Van Nguyen, of North Melbourne, Victoria, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to making a false or misleading statement in a form to ASIC.

Mr Nguyen lodged a form with ASIC to voluntarily deregister Melcorp Fabrics Pty Ltd (21-338MR) when he was aware that Melcorp Fabrics had outstanding liabilities.

On 1 September 2022, Mr Nguyen pleaded guilty to a single charge of making a false or misleading statement, in contravention of the Corporations Act. Mr Nguyen was sentenced to a bond without conviction pursuant to s 19B of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth).

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions prosecuted the matter following a referral from ASIC.

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