Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Fraud Surry Hills Man and Woman caught 26 May 2014

Police charge man and woman after multiple frauds - Surry Hills

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 12:43:11 AM
Police have charged a man and woman after multiple frauds using stolen cheques from a house in Paddington.
In September 2013, police from Surry Hills Local Area Command commenced an investigation after multiple fraud offences occurred on a 93-year-old woman’s bank account.
Investigators will allege that during September 2013, a man was working at a home on Moore Park Road, during this time a number of items were taken from the house.
These items included blank cheques, a silver jewellery box and a number of rare coins.
Police will allege that during November 2013, a number of cheques were drawn and approximately $67,000 was stolen from the woman’s account.
Following a number of lines of inquiry and a complex investigation yesterday (Tuesday 27 May 2014), officers attended a home on Hastings Avenue, Chifley, and executed a search warrant.
Police seized a number of items relating to the frauds and arrested a 41-year-old man and 42-year-old woman.
They were taken to Maroubra Police Station, the man was charged with dishonestly obtain property by deception (x8) and stealing, the woman was charged with dishonestly obtain property by deception.
They were both given strict bail conditions to appear at Waverly Local Court on Wednesday 18 June 2014.

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