Group
Subdivision

091 Obtain benefit by deception

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC)
Reference period
2011

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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