Police charge woman over involvement in $1.5 million fraud – Ponds

A woman has been charged over her role in alleged fraud offences totalling over a $1.5 million in Sydney’s west.

In May 2019, detectives from Quakers Hill Police Area Command commenced an investigation into a 44-year-old man who had been employed at a marketing services company for the past ten years.

It’s alleged the man made 1,474 personal related transactions using company credit cards, with the transactions totalling $1,242,766.

The man was subsequently charged with 63 fraud offences, and remains before the court.

Following further inquiries, today (Wednesday 13 November 2019), police attended a home at The Ponds and arrested a 49-year-old woman, who is the wife of the 44-year-old man.

She was charged with obtain money by deception and dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception.

Police allege the woman was fraudulently paid about $376,000 by her husband from 2009 to 2016.

This brings the total amount allegedly fraudulently obtained by the couple to over $1.5 million.

She was conditionally bailed to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Monday 25 November 2019.

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