17 Aug 2012

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 17 August 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 17 August 2012

Accountants jailed for 'sophisticated and repetitive' fraud, A coroner is asking if every skydiving plane in the country could be grounded until their safety is assured following the inquest into nine deaths at Fox Glacier. Second escaped prisoner costs Serco hefty fine, Four people have died in a fire at a nightclub popular with foreign tourists on the Thai resort island of Phuket. SSC widens investigation into MFAT leaks.