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Woman charged with $140,000 flood fraud

POLICE have charged a 54-year-old Grantham woman with three counts of fraud after a five-month investigation concluded yesterday.

It is alleged the woman made fraudulent applications in 2011 to The Premier's Disaster Relief Fund and Natural Disaster Recovery Relief Arrangements totalling around $140,000.

The allegations relate to claims for damages and repairs to property.

The woman is due to appear in Gatton Magistrates Court on February 25.

Topics:  fraud, gatton magistrates court, grantham




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