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Women allegedly steal IDs to claim emergency payments

SBS News
Date published
May 2020

Relevant impacts: Financial impact and human impact

Two women from Port Macquarie were arrested after allegedly making suspicious claims for bushfire and coronavirus welfare assistance. The women are alleged to have assumed 25 identities to try to claim more than $27,000 in welfare payments they were not entitled to of which more than $10,000 was paid.

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