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Fraudster targets vulnerable Australians

Publisher
The Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
Date published
July 2019

Relevant impacts: Human impact, financial impact, government outcomes impact and reputational impact

A registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services provider accessed the accounts of 230 Scheme participants between June and August 2018. He made 392 requests for payment from the NDIS for services that he did not provide. He pleaded guilty to defrauding the NDIS of more than $370,000 and attempting to obtain a further amount of more than $85,000. The man was sentenced to 4 years in prison. 

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