Police have identified more than 50 assets connected to
convicted fraudster Michael Swann, with more outstanding
Convicted fraudster Michael Swann is likely to stay a free
man, despite more than $250,000 of assets and cash being
recovered from him yesterday.
Michael Swann allegedly paid $160,000 for a Rolls Royce found
stashed in a container, but following its discovery told
detectives ''it wasn't anything to do with me'', court
The people of Otago now have further reason to be both bitter
about fraudster Michael Swann and disillusioned by his early
release from prison.
Police have confirmed a Rolls-Royce found stashed in a
container is linked to convicted fraudster Michael Swann, who
paid a ''substantial fee'' for the rare vehicle.
A luxury car concealed in a container has been seized, but
Dunedin police say it is too early to confirm it belongs to
convicted fraudster Michael Swann.
Fraudster Michael Swann was released from prison on parole
yesterday, but his whereabouts remained unknown last night.
Michael Swann has left prison today a free man, albeit one
with a $6 million pecuniary order.
The cash-strapped Southern District Health Board would have
to spend ''precious funding'' on legal fees because of
Michael Swann's continuing refusal to co-operate, the board's
parole submission says.
Community safety is the most important consideration for the
New Zealand Parole Board when it makes a parole decision.
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