A prominent businessman was imprisoned, but continues to violently deny trying to assault the three and later bribe one of the victims. Video / Chris Tarpey
A prominent and wealthy businessman failed his second bid for bail on the Court of Appeals awaiting his obscene assault and corruption conviction challenge.
Former Rich Lister, who continues to enjoy the provisional name restraint, Asked the Court of Appeals Earlier this week Give him bail He is waiting for his five convictions and his imprisonment appeal.
However, in their decision announced today at 11:30 am, Judges Stephen Kos, Folly Miller and Mark Cooper of the Court of Appeals refused bail.
However, due to the statutory repression order under the 2000 Bail Act, Herald cannot disclose the reasons given by the court.
Last month, the businessman Sentenced to 2 years and 4 months in prison Judge Jeffrey Venning rudely assaulted three men and twice tried to twist the path of justice.
Businessmen have always violently denied allegations against him since the moment he was first accused of assaulting a young man at his home in Auckland in 2016.
He was later charged with assaulting two others in the early 2000s and 2008, but claimed to be part of the “amazing blackmail circuit.”
Businessmen were also convicted-together His manager And entertainer Mika X -Twice attempted to twist the path of justice by bribing victims in 2016, but first went to the police and withdrew their claim.
For the second attempt in May 2017 Hire PR consultant Jevan Gluter To extinguish the case and make it later known as the “Gold Coast Plot”.
Former Rich Lister’s first trial was canceled in 2018 due to the appearance of records of three co-conspirators in the case (Golter, his fellow Alison Edmons, and businessman’s manager) talking about the case at the bar. It was.
Both Golder and Edmonds were reviewed after the records came to light and were exempt from prosecution in exchange for evidence of the remaining crown.
A prominent businessman who remains in prison after failing a second bid for bail in the Court of Appeals
SourceA prominent businessman who remains in prison after failing a second bid for bail in the Court of Appeals