NSW police charge woman over fraud offences totalling more than $8,000

A woman had been charged over alleged fraud offences totalling more than $8,000.

Last month, officers from Brisbane Water Police District Proactive Crime Team commenced an investigation following reports a woman had been defrauded of more than $8,000.

Following inquiries, a 29-year-old woman was arrested at a self-contained apartment on Terrigal Drive, Terrigal, about 7.15am today (Thursday 29 October 2020).

Shortly after, a crime scene warrant was executed at the room, where police seized several documents.

The woman was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception (x18), use false document to obtain financial advantage (x2), and an outstanding warrant for fraud offences.

Police will allege in court that the woman fraudulently obtained the identity of another woman and committed various fraud offences.

The Hebersham woman was refused bail to appear at Gosford Local Court tomorrow (Friday 30 October 2020).

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