The ASIC Podcast

Episode 59: Ben Jayaweera found guilty after three-week trial, sentenced to 12 years

October 18, 2019

Mr Jayaweera’s former clients were at or near retirement age. He invested their superannuation money into a scheme, an abalone farm, without their knowledge. The abalone farm was then wound up by receivers and liquidators, with no available returns for investors.

Listen to ASIC’s Marita Hogan detail the case against Mr Ben Jayaweera, where he was found guilty after a three-week trial in the Brisbane District Court.