Fraud charges in Chermside, QLD

Detectives from the North Brisbane Criminal Investigation Branch investigating allegations of fraud, forgery and falsifying records at a Chermside medical facility have charged a man.

It will be alleged between March and November last year the 50-year-old Carindale man accessed the records of four patients to obtain their name, address and health care information to write prescriptions for himself.

The man is then alleged to have filled the prescriptions on 17 separate occasions.

He has been charged with 17 counts of fraud, 17 counts of uttering, 16 counts of obtaining or detailing with identification, 16 counts of forgery and six counts of falsification of records.

The man is expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on February 20.

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Quote this reference number: QP1802357619

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