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Gambling addiction thefts see lawyer jailed

By Douglas Thomson

21 January 2019

Gambling addiction thefts see lawyer jailed Judge Williams called Clarke's case "a sad illustration of the moral delinquency and immorality of the online betting industry in Australia". / istock.com/andresr

An Australian lawyer who authored the Personal Insolvency Professionals Association’s code of conduct has been jailed for six years, after stealing A$9 million from a client to fuel his gambling addiction.