Police release list of businesses involved in cold call investment frauds

Police have released a list of businesses after a man was today arrested and charged following an ongoing cold call investment fraud investigation on the Gold Coast.

The 29-year-old Paradise Point man was arrested after police raided an office in Southport this morning.

Police allege the man operated several businesses that cold called victims to falsely invest in the share market, binary trading, sports betting, property share investment and EBay businesses.


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Detective Inspector Mark Thompson from Gold Coast CIB said that the businesses appeared legitimate with sophisticated websites, brochures, contracts and social media sites.

“These types of cold calling investment schemes have a tremendous impact on the individual, their families and the community.” Detective Inspector Thompson said.

He has since been charged with two counts of fraud.

Police are continuing to investigate and are appealing for anyone who may have worked for and/ or who may have invested money in the following business to contact Crime Stoppers:

• AUSMTP PTY LTD
• Australian Market Trading Professionals
• Passive Income Creations
• BidLife
• DNPAUS PTY LTD
• Property Investment Providers Australia
• Financial Freedom Australia
• MT Australia
• Market Trading Global