What constitutes ‘revenge porn’ and what to do if you are charged under new laws

What constitutes ‘revenge porn’ and what to do if you are charged under new laws

‘Revenge porn’ refers to the unauthorised sharing and distribution of intimate images. NSW has introduced strict new laws criminalising the sharing and publication of such images. Under the NSW Crimes Act an intimate image means ‘an image of a person’s private parts,...
Do you use emojis in your messages? In some circumstances they may be treated as a threat

Do you use emojis in your messages? In some circumstances they may be treated as a threat

Emojis are little icons that can be used on social media and in text messages and emails. They first began as smiley faces but have expanded to include animals, food and drinks, famous places and many others. Most of us have probably used or received an emoji before....
Sydney lawyer accused of fraud denied bail

Sydney lawyer accused of fraud denied bail

Yesterday we posted a blog about a Sydney lawyer arrested for allegedly organising a sophisticated insurance scam worth millions. Marcel Joukhador, 43, has been accused of taking part in an elaborate scam involving millions of dollars worth of fraudulent CTP claims....