Perth Hotel Fraud Charges

Financial Crimes Squad officers have charged a 38 year old Thornlie man with multiple charges after investigations carried out at a Hotel in Wellington Street Perth.

It will be alleged that during 2018, the man was employed on a casual basis to assist the duty manager receiving payments from customers and helping with customer inquiries.

Using an eftpos machine, on a number of occasions he allegedly refunded money to his personal bank account without authority of the business.

It will be further alleged that on three occasions between June and July 2018, the man performed monetary refunds and deposited them into his personal bank account, before funnelling this money to further accounts and spending them.

He has been charged with 51 x Stealing as a Servant and 3 x Property Laundering and will appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on 23 March 2021.

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