Illegal Immigrant Scammer Jailed for Twelve Months

preying on the elderly

Illegal Immigrant Scammer Jailed for Twelve Months

An illegal immigrant scammer has received a 12-month jail term.

The man pleaded guilty to five charges of fraud and one of attempted fraud after alleged incidents that took place across 2015 and 2016.

The immigrant’s role in the fraud saw elderly Toowoomba residents being scammed out of $23,500.

Those who lost their money in the scheme will not see a cent returned to them.

The offender, who appeared via video link at Arthur Gorrie Prison, preyed on elderly members of the community in a scam that saw thousands of dollars sent to an overseas criminal enterprise.

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