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Two charged over frauds - Parramatta LAC

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 04:39:57 AM

Police have charged a man and a woman after a series of allegedly fraudulent ATM transactions in Sydney.

In November 2016, a financial institution sent a 57-year-old man a credit card in the mail, however the card was never received.

Between 16 December 2016 and 18 January 2017, numerous withdrawals were made at ATMs using the card, totalling about $33,000.

Detectives from Parramatta Local Area Command commenced an investigation and yesterday (Tuesday 18 April 2017), executed a search warrant at a home on Garfield Street, Five Dock, arresting a 37-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man.

They were both taken to Burwood Police Station, where the man was charged with dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception (x14); deal with identity info to commit indictable offence; and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail to appear at Burwood Local Court today (Wednesday 19 April 2017).

The woman was charged with dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception (x6); deal with identity info to commit indictable offence; and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.

She was granted conditional bail to appear at Burwood Local Court on Monday 15 May 2017.