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Court Finds Solicitor Forged Wife’s Signature

Posted on February 21, 2012 by | 0 Comments
OPINION by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.B Solicitor Consumer Advocate   During 2008 the Commonwealth Bank made loans totalling $13.5 million to Matthew Perrin, his wife Nicole and their family company.   Among other securities, the bank relied on guarantees and mortgages apparently signed by Nicole. Some of these encumbered Perrins’ (previously unencumbered) sprawling Cronin Island family home held in Nicole’s name.  Within six months Matthew, but not Nicole, was bankrupt.  When the bank eventually sued...

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