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Police look for fraudster


POLICE have released CCTV images of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries after a fraudulent cheque was allegedly used to pay for a car in Fairy Meadow in May.
The incident involves a man who negotiated the sale of his dark grey Audi RS5, to man in Fairy Meadow after receiving a cheque in early May.
The man then later discovered the cheque was fraudulent and contacted Wollongong police.
As police continue their inquiries into the alleged fraudulent activity, they have released CCTV images of a man who they believe can help with their inquiries.


The man is depicted in the images is described as being of Asian appearance, aged between 25 -35 years, approximately 160-170cm tall, of medium build and with short black hair. He is shown wearing a black suit and a gold chain around his neck.
Police believe the incident may be linked to similar incidents in the Rose Bay and Bondi areas and are urging anyone with information to contact them.

About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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