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Identity fraudster charged

A Wollongbar woman has been charged with historical fraud and identity fraud offences committed in Lismore and Ballina between 2005 and 2011.
A Wollongbar woman has been charged with historical fraud and identity fraud offences committed in Lismore and Ballina between 2005 and 2011.

POLICE have charged a Wollongbar woman with identity fraud and historical fraud offences in Lismore and Ballina.

The 58-year-old was charged last Friday (25 May 2012) with 29 fraud-related offences and one count of hindering the discovery of evidence in a serious indictable offence.

It will be alleged the woman, who was employed as a conveyancing clerk, sourced the details of various clients and used this information to obtain credit cards in their name to make purchases.

The alleged offences took place between 2005 and 2011.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command conducted a complex investigation into the woman's alleged fraudulent activities with five victims having been identified to date.

She was granted bail and will appear in Lismore Local Court on 30 July 2012.

Topics:  ballina, identity fraud, lismore, police, wollongbar




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