Man extradited for timesheet scam at Liverpool

A man has been extradited from Queensland following an investigation into over $25,000 that was allegedly obtained through fraudulent timesheets.

In August 2019, detectives attached to Liverpool City Police Area Command launched an investigation into claims a man, employed as a casual truck driver, had scammed money for work not performed.

Police allege that a 31-year-old man used the digital signature of his manager to fraudulently approve timesheets between May and August this year.

The timesheets were submitted, and the man was allegedly paid $29,561.

Following inquiries, police received information that the man was currently residing in Cairns, Queensland.

Yesterday (Tuesday 17 September 2019), Liverpool Detectives travelled to Cairns, and with the assistance of Queensland Police took the man into custody.

On arrival back in Sydney, he was taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged with 12 counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception.

He was refused bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court tomorrow (Thursday 19 September 2019).

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