Additional man charged following investigation into fraudulent finance applications worth over $2m – Strike Force Onsite

Financial Crimes Squad detectives have charged a man following an investigation into allegedly fraudulent finance and loan applications under Strike Force Onsite.

Strike Force Onsite was established by State Crime Command’s Financial Crimes Squad Fraud Unit in July 2023 to investigate a large-scale fraud syndicate allegedly involved in making fraudulent finance applications to car dealerships and other financial companies.

It’s alleged between September 2022 to July 2023, the syndicate applied for fraudulent finance applications to at least three companies to the value of $2.1 million.

Two people have already been charged and remain before the courts.

Following extensive inquiries, about 8am today (Thursday 8 February 2024), strike force detectives arrested a 48-year-old man in Green Valley.

The man was taken to Liverpool Police Station where he was charged with 62 offences including dishonestly obtain property by deception, possess false document to obtain property and use false document to obtain property.

He was refused bail to appear before Liverpool Local Court today (Thursday 8 February 2024).

Inquiries under Strike Force Onsite continue.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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