Rogue florist convicted of fraud in Double Bay scandal

Mrzyk, questioned by police, said Morffew was in control of his finances and “it was his responsibility to take care of all business”, the court heard.

But police determined the transaction involved Mr. Flamboyant’s business, which was unrelated to Morffew.

Morffew said in court he was relieved the case was over. “It’s no surprise he didn’t show up to face the music,” Morffew said.

Rota said she was “delighted” with the result.

“The past few years have been tough for business in Australia, every penny counts,” Rota said. “I, like everyone else, work very hard for my money, so when someone takes advantage of me and my business, I want to make sure I stand up for myself and others to prevent it from happening. reproduce in the future,” Rota said.

More than a dozen others who spoke to the Herald earlier this year they said they failed to report Mrzyk to the police when he failed to pay their bills or, in another case, misused their credit card because the amounts charged were n weren’t worth it.

Among them, a courier owed $1,000, a former staff member owed $630 and a vendor owed $5,500.

Realtor Renata Biller said several payments were made on her credit card to overseas companies that supply businesses with fake Instagram followers, as well as payments to restaurant delivery services and telecommunications companies. Through her bank, she traced the payments back to Mrzyk.

Mrzyk said at the time that the village of Double Bay turned against him after he separated from his partner, a popular figure in the area.

Mrzyk also owes the Tasmanian government $9,900 in unpaid fines, among a host of other unpaid bills in his home state.

However, her fortune may still shine in her romantic life. Two days ago, the Instagram lover posted a photo of himself in a green teddy sweater. The caption read: “Take your picture now or be invited to my wedding. »

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