Pimpama man charged over Gold Coast cold-call investment fraud

A man has been charged with fraud and drug offences following an ongoing investigation into cold call investment fraud on the Gold Coast.

The 30-year-old was arrested yesterday after police investigating links to the Finks Outlaw Motorcycle Gang executed a search warrant at a home on Waterclover Drive at Pimpama.

Detectives said it’s alleged the man “worked as a salesman, fraudulently selling memberships and inducing people to deposit funds into financial and community trade schemes, as part of a cold call investment fraud that operated on the Gold Coast between August 2014 and January 2016.”


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It’s believed over $3 million was transferred into the bank account of the companies that the 30-year-old man was employed by.

The man has been charged with one count each of fraud exceed $30 000, possess dangerous drugs and possess utensil.

He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on October 31.

 

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