The Judge didn’t believe John and Mrs Banks, instead choosing to believe a convicted fraudster and ¬†his wife. ¬† John Banks has consistently claimed that there were others present, but the judge essentially labelled¬†the Bank’s liars.
A meeting at Kim Dotcom’s mansion during which electoral donations were discussed is likely to be revisited in John Banks’ court case.
The evidence of two American businessmen, said to be at the event where Mr Banks is said to have asked for donations to be split into two, will be presented to help the former MP’s appeal.
Earlier this year the former MP was convicted under Electoral Act charges but his sentence, delivered last month, has been deferred pending appeal. Read more »