03/05/2021 - 11:00

Financial adviser faces more charges

03/05/2021 - 11:00

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Further charges have been brought against Perth-based financial adviser Rahul Goel, including counts of dishonest conduct and false certification of documents.

Financial adviser faces more charges
Rahul Goel's case was investigated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Further charges have been brought against Perth-based financial adviser Rahul Goel, including counts of dishonest conduct and false certification of documents.

Mr Goel had in October been charged with four counts of dishonest conduct at the Perth Magistrates Court, following allegations made by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

ASIC this past month made a further 15 allegations, including 12 counts of dishonest conduct and three counts of false certification of documents, against Mr Goel.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penality of either 10 or 15 years imprisonment for each count of dishonest conduct and a maximum penalty of seven years imprisonment on the false certification of documents charges.

The matter has now been adjourned to June 18.

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