Former Wodonga director charged with making false statement

Mr Daniel Dixon, of Wodonga in Victoria, has been charged with making a false or misleading statement to ASIC.

Following an ASIC investigation, it is alleged that on or about 30 June 2020, Mr Dixon, a director of D & E Dixon Pty Ltd (deregistered) ACN 156 558 646 (D & E Dixon), made a false or misleading statement on a form that was lodged with ASIC to deregister D & E Dixon.

ASIC alleges that Mr Dixon falsely declared in the deregistration form that D & E Dixon had no outstanding liabilities. At the time the deregistration form was lodged, it is alleged that Mr Dixon was aware that D & E Dixon had $26,454.89 in outstanding liabilities.

D & E operated a floristry in Wodonga.

The matter was mentioned on 13 September 2021 in the Wodonga Magistrates’ Court and has been adjourned until 23 November 2021.

The matter is being prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

Background

Making a false or misleading statement to ASIC is a breach of s1308 of the Corporations Act 2001 and carries a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment.

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