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Message to Customers

Dear Valued Customer

A former officer of the Deceased Estates section of Public Trustee has pleaded guilty to eight dishonesty charges.

The former officer handled Deceased Estates, and the allegations do not relate to Public Trustee’s Will-writing, Tax, Trusts, Personal Estates or Regulatory branches.

The former officer was suspended from duty pending finalisation of court action and later resigned.

If you wish to seek specific information about your estate, please ring our dedicated information line at Public Trustee on 08 8226 9280 or contact us through our website at https://publictrustee.sa.gov.au/contact-us/request-for-information/

We thank you for your ongoing support and will keep you informed as best we can.

Debra Contala
Public Trustee