192F Intention to defraud by destroying or concealing accounting records

The intention to defraud by destroying or concealing accounting records is an offence under section 192F of the Crimes Act 1900:

Section 192F states:

1) A person who dishonestly destroys or conceals any accounting records with the intention of:
    a) obtaining property belonging to another or
    b) obtaining financial advantage or causing a financial disadvantage,

is guilty of an offence.

The maximum penalty for the offence of Intention to defraud by destroying or concealing accounting records is imprisonment for 5 years.

If you have been charged under section 192F of the Crimes Act it is imperative that you seek immediate expert legal advice. William Vahl is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist with over 19 years experience in criminal law defence. Talk to us before you talk to the police. Call (02) 9955 2298 or 0400 4464 24 (Emergency 24 hour service).