71-year-old man charged for allegedly fraudulently obtaining $10,000

71-year-old man charged for allegedly fraudulently obtaining $10,000

By Mansi Chand
Wednesday 17/04/2024
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A 71-year-old man who allegedly fraudulently obtained $10,000 to facilitate the processing of an investment visa has been charged and will appear in the Nadi Magistrates Court today.

He has been charged with one count of obtaining financial advantage by deception.

It is alleged that between the 1st of July to the 25th of September 2022, he told the victim that he could obtain approval for an investment visa at a cost of $10,000.

The matter was investigated by the Criminal Investigation Department’s Major Fraud Unit.

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