Police have arrested a man following an investigation into a telephone scam which occurred in May of this year.
Police will allege interstate victims were coerced into providing their banking details to callers claiming to be from Telstra Security and Interpol. Police will further allege on two occasions, amounts totalling almost $17,000 were deposited into a bank account held by the accused.
The 24-year-old from Pooraka was arrested today and charged with two counts of money laundering and one count of unlawful possession after he was allegedly found in possession of several debit cards.
Investigations are continuing and anyone who has received similar calls are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au