Man charged with almost $2-million worth of alleged fraud – Kurri Kurri

A man will face court next month after allegedly defrauding a Hunter Valley business of close to $2-million over a seven year period.

In August 2017, detectives from Hunter Valley Police District launched an investigation into several alleged fraudulent transactions at a licenced premises in Kurri Kurri between 2010 and 2017.

Following extensive inquiries, about 2.45pm yesterday (Thursday 19 September 2019), a 52-year-old man was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

Police will allege the man, who was an employee at the time, fraudulently obtained approximately $1.9-million.

He was charged with dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception. He was granted conditional bail to appear at Kurri Kurri Local Court on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

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