Another man charged with fraud offences

Police have charged another man with several fraud offences following an ongoing investigation across Sydney’s CBD.

Strike Force Ambleside was established in March 2017 by detectives attached to Sydney City Local Area Command to investigate ATM fraud within the city.

Police will allege in court a 53-year-old man was involved in fraudulent withdrawals to the value of more the $6000 and a further $35,000 in attempted withdrawals.

Following investigations, officers attached to the South West Metropolitan Region Enforcement Squad attended a home on Knight Street, Lansvale, about 6.30am (Tuesday 4 October 2017), and executed a search warrant.

During the search, police allegedly located and seized a number of blank cards, a card reader/writer and documents.

The 53-year-old man was arrested and taken to Cabramatta Police Station, where he was charged with nine counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage, 14 counts of attempted dishonestly obtain financial advantage and possession of equipment to make identification documents or things.

The Lansvale man was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Inquiries by Strike Force Ambleside are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via their social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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