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Police have charged a woman with fraud and identity fraud offences in Lismore and Ballina. The alleged offences took place between 2005 and 2011.

It will be alleged the woman, a conveyancing clerk, used the details of various clients to obtain credit cards in their name to make purchases.

The 58-year-old from Wollongbar was charged last Friday (25 May) with 29 fraud-related offences and one count of hindering the discovery of evidence in a serious indictable offence.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command conducted a complex investigation into the woman’s alleged fraudulent activities, with five victims having been identified to date.

She was granted bail and will appear in Lismore Local Court on 30 July 2012.


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