$215,000 Hobart fraud charges

August 20, 2022 2:33 am in by

10 counts of fraud have been laid against a Sydney man who’s accused of fleecing Hobart local out of $215,000 in March last year.

The 41 year old is claimed to have presented himself as a banker offering an investment opportunity in a bogus oil company in Texas.

Police claim he has previous convictions for similar fraud interstate.

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He was extradited by Glenorchy detectives for a Hobart Magistrates Court appearance today (Friday).