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Baseball bat beating, why not take the team?

By johnboy 25 June 2011 13

Potts Lawyers are telling the world about how they obtained a suspended sentence for Canberra roof contractor, Lee Moraschi.

A PROMINENT Canberra businessman flew to Brisbane with two employees to inflict a beating on his estranged wife’s new lover – a newly arrived Afghan refugee – using baseball bats, a court has been told.

The Brisbane District Court was told Lee Moraschi, who claims to be the ACT’s largest roofing contractor, used a private investigator to hunt down Mohamed Ibrahim for “rooting” his wife and then beat him at his Everton Park home, on Brisbane’s northside, on March 12 last year.

The court was told Moraschi, a father of three, convinced two of his employees to travel to Brisbane and assault Mr Ibrahim during a night of heavy drinking when the plan ”sounded like a good idea at the time.”

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justiceforall 1:49 pm 27 Jun 11

and no reference by defence counsel to the wife leaving her husband some 18 months earlier due to “alleged” domestic violence with an ultimatan for the perp to get his act together. But as stated above by LSWDSP counsel where just doing their job.

justiceforall 1:10 pm 27 Jun 11

Ah,but here is the irony. Defence counsel made certain untested allegations as to the wifes “affair” in their submission for a reduction in sentencing. The media then picked up on this and identified the victim as her lover. The prosecution has no right of reply or are unable to cross examine to test such “evidence” due to the guilty plea.

dvaey 10:23 am 27 Jun 11

Something tells me this guy might want to be keeping an eye over his shoulder for the next few years.. and heres hoping that lawyers wife runs off with an immigrant too.

dvaey 10:17 am 27 Jun 11

Devil_n_Disquiz said :

The Frots said :

Who is this guy – I’ve never heard of him. What is his companies name?

Or for a link that works, without having to type his name in from the title of the search page:

justiceforall 3:47 am 27 Jun 11

Re Potts Lawyers & truth in advertising. Mr Moraschi received a 3 year prison sentence suspended to 6 months. He has been free on bail since his perpertration of the crimes on about 14th march 2010 until he finally admitted guilt on 23 june 2011. He is currently serving his prison sentence and was not allowed the 6months credit for being on remand as implied by the Potts Lawyer advertisement.
It only shows:
perpertrator + lots of money + justice delayed + smart lawyers = reduced sentence

breda 11:12 pm 26 Jun 11

I wonder if the ACT Government has a character requirement for its contractors and sub-contractors? If not, it should …

54-11 8:43 pm 26 Jun 11

Wow, smash a guy with a baseball bat and only get a suspended sentence. The Quensland judge must be Justice Higgin’s love child.

Anyway, make sure everyone avoids Moraschi Roofing – who knows what he would do to a disgruntled customer.

LSWCHP 7:54 pm 26 Jun 11

Potts Lawyers have done what lawyers are supposed to do I guess. Of course, this means that all involved should be thoroughly ashamed of themselves.

Swaggie 11:07 am 26 Jun 11

Many thanks to Potts. I now know who I won’t be using to get any roof work done.

The Frots 7:33 pm 25 Jun 11

Devil_n_Disquiz said :

The Frots said :

Who is this guy – I’ve never heard of him. What is his companies name?


Cool – thanks for that.

Devil_n_Disquiz 7:16 pm 25 Jun 11

The Frots said :

Who is this guy – I’ve never heard of him. What is his companies name?


The Frots 6:29 pm 25 Jun 11

Who is this guy – I’ve never heard of him. What is his companies name?

gentoopenguin 2:29 pm 25 Jun 11

“sounded like a good idea at the time” – well, as long as Mr Moraschi shows remorse for his actions. Ha!

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