Police charge woman after defrauding former employee of more than $30,000

A woman has been charged after allegedly defrauding her former employee of more than $30,000.

Between January 2012 and April 2012, it’s alleged a woman attended numerous financial institutions in Bondi Junction and Mascot and cashed in fraudulent cheques, totalling $34,500.

The cheques were in the name of a building company, located in Sydney’s CBD, she was previously employed at as a book keeper and receptionist.

In March 2018, the alleged fraud was discovered by the company and reported to police from Sydney City Police Area Command.

Following inquiries, investigators attended a home in Naremburn about 8.30am yesterday (Tuesday 30 April 2019), where they arrested a 54-year-old woman.

The woman was taken to Chatswood Police Station where she was charged with 19 counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception.

She was given conditional bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

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