Principal of Sherwin Financial Planners pleads guilty to fraud

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced that the former Principal of Sherwin Financial Planners Pty Ltd and Chairman of Wickham Securities Ltd has pleaded guilty to 25 charges brought by ASIC, arising out of the collapse of his financial planning business.

Bradley Thomas Sherwin, 62, of Everton Hills, Queensland, appeared in the Brisbane District Court, and pleaded guilty to:

  • twenty four counts of dishonestly causing a detriment between May 2009 and December 2012 to the value of nearly $10 million to a number of clients of Sherwin Financial Planners; and
  • one count of dishonestly breaching his duties as a director of Wickham Securities Limited between June 2010 and October 2010.
Mr Sherwin will be sentenced on 14 November 2017. Mr Sherwin did not apply for bail and was remanded in custody.

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