Derek Turner - New Zealander Fraudster
Derek Turner, an ex-pat New Zealander, commenced his fraud operation in Australia before moving to the Bahamas. He ran an investment scheme promising high returns which was advanced to his victims on the basis of a broking operation.
Mark van Leewarden and Warden Consulting acted on behalf of New Zealand victims of a fraud scheme undertaken by Derek Turner, an ex-pat New Zealander. Turner commenced his operation in Australia before moving to the Bahamas. The scheme was an investment system promising high returns and was advanced to victims on the basis of a broking operation. New Zealand victims lost some NZD2 million.
Turner was subsequently apprehended by an FBI undercover operation and is currently serving 20 years imprisonment in a US jail. Assets accumulated as a result of his fraud are still being liquidated with proceeds distributed to victims.