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Fraudulent car scam sees man extradited, charged in Wagga | The Daily Advertiser



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A MAN escorted to Wagga Police Station is facing more than 30 charges related to fraud as part of an ongoing investigation into illegal online rental vehicle sales. Investigations into the fraudulent acquisition and on-sale of rental vehicles across NSW led police to discover that 19 vehicles leased from five separate car rental companies in Sydney had been sold via websites and online marketplaces to the value of more than $750,000. Detectives from the Financial Crimes Squad’s Motor Unit established Strike Fore Bijous alongside Kings Cross Police Area Command in May last year, and following extensive inquiries, a 26-year-old man was arrested by Australian Federal Police at Melbourne…

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