Jealous mother of five is jailed for fraud after trying to outdo other footy mothers by splashing on hotel rooms she couldn't afford
- New Zealand mother sentenced to four years in prison in Australia for fraud and forgery
- Mother of five then didn't rent hotel rooms for them
- Can be returned to NZ after her prison sentence in Brisbane has been fulfilled
A mother in Brisbane, who felt so much pressure to keep up with other football mothers that she had committed fraud and forgery, is confronted with deportation after the prison sentence.
New Zealand citizen Hunter Louise Lehauli, 38, admitted that 19 dishonesty crimes had been committed over a five-month period in 2018, including hiring hotel rooms during football tournaments but not paying for them.
The court heard the woman committing the offenses because she was a soccer mom and felt so much pressure to keep up with the other parents
The five-year-old mother cried at the dock when she was sentenced to four years and three months in the Brisbane court on Monday.
After 14 months, she is eligible for conditional release, which can lead to her deportation on the basis of changes to section 501 of the Migration Act in 2014.
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