Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has granted an interim injunction restraining Mark William Whittingham and his business, Connection Blue Pty Ltd.
In relation to rent rolls, mortgage trail books or planning books, the court has restrained those parties from:
- disbursing, transferring, dealing with, drawing on or disposing of deposit monies received (up to $161,000) prior to the sale and delivery of the assets
- requesting any money from any person for access to such assets
- requesting/disbursing/transferring/drawing on/disposing of any payment or other consideration (after this order was made) prior to the actual delivery of the goods.
The interim injunction will be considered again by the court on 30 May 2013.
On 12 March 2013, the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria issued a public warning about the conduct of Mr Whittingham and his business - Mark William Whittingham and Connection Blue Pty Ltd – Public warning.