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Thursday 15 September 2022

22-255MR Wellness industry director convicted of making false statement

Tatiana De Oliveira, also known as Tatiano De Oliveira, of Byron Bay, New South Wales, has been convicted of making a false or misleading statement to ASIC.

Between 8 June 2018 to 21 August 2020, Mr De Oliveira was the sole director of Shiera Wellbeing Centre Pty Ltd (ACN 626 309 939), a Brisbane-based business that provided alternative and holistic health and beauty services.

ASIC alleged that on 12 May 2020, Mr De Oliveira made a false statement on a form lodged with ASIC to voluntarily deregister Shiera Wellbeing Centre.

ASIC alleged that Mr De Oliveira falsely declared in the form that Shiera Wellbeing Centre had no outstanding debts, when in fact Shiera Wellbeing Centre had an outstanding debt following an order made by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Mr De Oliveira appeared in the Bryon Bay Local Court on 22 August 2022 and pleaded guilty to making a false or misleading statement to ASIC. On 12 September 2022 Mr De Oliveira was sentenced in absentia and was convicted and fined $800.

The matter was prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions following a referral from ASIC.

Background

Mr De Oliveira was convicted for contravening s.1308(3) of the Corporations Act, which has a maximum penalty of 20 penalty units or $4,200.

Last updated: 15/09/2022 12:00