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You are here: Home News and media CCC media releases Operation Unwind update — 18.08.2015
You are here: Home News and media CCC media releases Operation Unwind update — 18.08.2015

Operation Unwind update — 18.08.2015

Six people have been charged with fraud offences as a result of the joint CCC-QPS Operation Unwind which targeted an alleged cold call investment fraud syndicate operating from the Gold Coast [see earlier media release].

Four men, who are alleged to be the key operators of the syndicate, have been charged with the following offences:

  • A 33-year-old Broadbeach Waters man has been charged with one count of aggravated fraud contrary to section 408C of the Queensland Criminal Code.
  • A 32-year-old Nerang man has been charged with one count of aggravated fraud contrary to section 408C of the Queensland Criminal Code.
  • A 36-year-old Benowa man has been charged with one count of aggravated fraud contrary to section 408C of the Queensland Criminal Code.
  • A 34-year-old Coombabah man has been charged with one count of aggravated fraud contrary to section 408C of the Queensland Criminal Code.

They are all scheduled to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court this morning.

Two other people have also been charged as a result of this operation:

  • A 50-year-old Marsden man has been charged with one count of aggravated fraud contrary to section 408C of the Queensland Criminal Code. He is scheduled to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on 9 September 2015.
  • A 24 year-old Tweed Heads woman has been charged with one count of aggravated fraud contrary to section 408C of the Queensland Criminal Code. She is scheduled to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on 2 September 2015.

The joint CCC-QPS taskforce’s investigation is continuing.

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Last updated: 18 August 2015
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