Man charged over alleged NSW Government grant fraud – Strike Force Nevet

A man has been charged following extensive inquiries into alleged fraudulent NSW Government grant applications.

In January 2024, Strike Force Nevet was established by detectives from the Mid North Coast, Rural Crime Prevention Team to investigate multiple fraudulent government relief claims.

Between February 2020 and May 2020, police will allege multiple government grants were applied to a total of $390,000, of which $40,000 was paid.

Following inquiries, investigators attended a business on Government Road, South West Rocks, about 3pm on Thursday (6 June 2024), and issued a 34-year-old man with a future court attendance notice for four counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception, and publish false misleading material to obtain advantage.

The man will appear at Kempsey Local Court on Thursday 1 August 2024.

Inquiries are continuing.

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