Australian Scammer Steals Millions

An Australian man who has between extradited to the state of Queensland on Friday, has been accused by police of fraud leading to the theft of 3.2 million Australian dollars from his victims.

Tomas Anthony Novak, 51, has been granted bail on Friday, after his extradition to Queensland’s Gold Coast from South Australia.

Novak allegedly acted as a salesman for a telephone investment scam, that according to police, swindled a total of 59 million Australian dollars from victims across the nation.

Detective Sergeant Janelle Walsh, who handled the investigation, said police will charge Novak for the 3.2 million Australian dollars they believe was gained by the syndicate due to Novak’s activities.

“We executed some search warrants early on in May of 2015 at some business premises down on the Gold Coast and it was through computer analysis and things along those lines that we identified who he was.” Walsh said.

The businesses involved in the scandal reportedly marketed sports betting software that was defective. Enditem

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