MORE THAN a dozen luxury vehicles have been seized as police dismantle a large-scale fraud syndicate in Sydney’s south west.
The 18 vehicles included a Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, an Audi RS6, a GTS Holden Commodore, a Ford Ranger, and a Toyota Land Cruiser.
A 34-year-old man was arrested at a Greenacre home last Friday and charged with over 200 offences.
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Previous attempts to arrest the man had been unsuccessful, including one alleged incident where he repeatedly rammed a police vehicle at Condell Park in September 2018 before evading police.
He is the fifth to be charged in relation to the alleged syndicate, which involves frauds against financial institutions, following the establishment of Strike Force Jib in July 2017.
Police will allege in court, the syndicate obtained luxury motor vehicles through fraudulent finance applications. The vehicles were then on-sold for financial gain in NSW and interstate.
It’s alleged the financial loss exceeds $4.5 million dollars.
Strike force investigators previously charged four men, aged 36, 35, 34, and 25, who remain before the courts.
The Greenacre man is due to appear at Central Local Court on Wednesday.
Investigations under Strike Force Jib continue.
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