By Australian Associated Press
Published: 05:15 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 05:15 BST, 21 October 2020
Celebrity financial guru Sam Henderson was fined $10,000 and placed on a two-year good behaviour bond over that lie told over several years
Celebrity financial guru Sam Henderson seemed to have it all - an award-winning business, his own TV show, and columns in major papers and magazines.
But - despite repeatedly claiming so - he never actually held a master's degree in commerce.
The Sydney-based former financial planner was on Tuesday convicted of three offences, fined $10,000 and placed on a two-year good behaviour bond over that lie told over several years.
He pleaded guilty in August over the information printed in brochures and PowerPoint presentations for his business, Henderson Maxwell.
The claim was also repeated by a freelance writer, who interviewed the North Curl Curl man for a management school.
Although the material was removed before Henderson's bruising encounter at the banking royal commission and subsequent departure