Fraud and Extortion Squad detectives have arrested 10 men this week following an investigation into alleged fraud involving fraudulent builders’ licences, Victoria Police say.
Detectives executed a number of warrants at eight business addresses, 13 residential addresses across Melbourne and a Sydney address over the past week.
The offences are alleged to have occurred throughout Victoria between 2013 and 2015.
Ten men were arrested and their details are –
57-year-old from Eden Park
70-year-old from Coolaroo
59-year-old from Yarra Glen
41-year-old from Ivanhoe
40-year-old from Keilor
43-year-old from Strathmore
46-year-old from Melton
54-year-old from Werribee
45-year-old from Ascot Vale
They have all been released pending further enquiries and the investigation remains ongoing.
Police have been liaising with a number of other agencies in relation to the investigation including the Victorian Building Authority and other policing jurisdictions.
Anyone who is concerned they have been affected by this matter or has any further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.