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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 09 >> SUBDIVISION 091 OBTAIN BENEFIT BY DECEPTION

SUBDIVISION 091 OBTAIN BENEFIT BY DECEPTION

The use of deception or impersonation with the intent of dishonestly obtaining property, goods, services or other benefit, or to avoid a disbenefit.

This subdivision is not further disaggregated.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following group:

    0911 Obtain benefit by deception

    0911 Obtain benefit by deception

    The use of deception or impersonation with the intent of dishonestly obtaining property, goods or services or other benefit, or to avoid a disbenefit.

    Inclusions:
    Identity fraud
    Creation of a fictitious identity
    Forgery involving the assumption of another person's identity
    Cheque/credit/EFTPOS card fraud
    Prescription drug fraud
    False representation
    State a false name
    Income taxation fraud
    Phishing
    Use of stolen deeds/bill of sale
    Make false/misleading statement with intent to obtain a benefit
    Social security fraud (federal)
    Social welfare fraud (state)
    Sales taxation fraud
    Fraud against insurance companies
    Fraudulent third-party motor vehicle claims
    Avoid payment of customs and excise
    Imposition
    Computer hacking involving fraud

    Exclusions:
    Obtain a benefit through fraudulent trade practices. These are coded to Group 0931, Fraudulent trade practices.
    Misrepresentation of professional status. These are coded to Group 0932, Misrepresentation of professional status.
    Computer hacking involving property damage. These are coded to Group 1219, Property damage, nec.
    Computer hacking involving breach of government security. These are coded to the relevant groups within Subdivision 155, Offences against government security.
    Computer hacking not involving theft of software, fraud, property damage or breach of government security. These are coded to Group 1612, Offences against privacy.


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