Fraud Charges – Alice Springs

A 31-year-old male has been charged with seven counts of obtaining benefit by deception, Northern Territory Police say.

The company he was employed by was also charged with seven counts of obtaining benefit by deception.

Detective Superintendent Scott Pollock from the Drug and Organised Crime Division said that the charges were laid as part of an ongoing investigation by Major Fraud.

“Police will allege more than $220,000 was illegally obtained from the Northern Territory Government’s Indigenous Employment Provisional Sum.”

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