Former Leighton executive Peter Gregg found guilty of falsification of company books

Former Leighton executive Peter Gregg found guilty of falsification of company books
Former Leighton executive Peter Gregg found guilty of falsification of company books

Following a five-week trial in the District Court of NSW, Mr Peter Alan Gregg of Pyrmont, NSW has been found guilty of criminal charges brought by ASIC. The jury gave its verdict today in the District Court in Sydney.

Mr Gregg was found guilty of two counts of contravening section 1307(1) of the Corporations Act 2001. The jury found that Mr Gregg, a former director and chief financial officer of Leighton Holdings Ltd (LHL), had engaged in conduct which resulted in the falsification of LHL's books.

Mr Waugh, of Maylands, Western Australia, the former managing director of Leighton Welspun Contractors Pvt Ltd, was found not guilty of one count of aiding and abetting the commission of an offence by Mr Gregg under s1307(1).

Gregg was remanded to appear before the District Court on 31 January 2019.

The matter was prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

Earlier this year Gregg sold his Double Bay trophy home.

The four-bedroom, heritage-listed 1934 mansion is known locally as "Taj" secured around $7.75 million.

Gregg and wife Tobi Moroz purchased the house in 2015 from prominent legal couple Maurice Neil and Natasha Goulden for $6.2 million.

the landmark Spanish Revival property has been listed through Michael Finger and Peter Leipnik.

​The Wiston Garden Spanish Mission-style house was built on the cul-de-sac in 1934 at a cost of £2,700.

The heritage listed property was built in 1934 by poulterer Albert Glazebrook with rare Max Le Verrier light fittings.

 

Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson is a property journalist based in Sydney. Joel has been writing about the residential real estate market for the last five years, specializing in market trends and the economics and finance behind buying and selling real estate.

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