Qld man accused of using false name to bet on harness racing events

THE Queensland Racing Crime Squad have charged a harness racing participant following a protracted investigation into alleged betting offences committed over a 10-year-period.

The 61-year-old, from The Gap, has been released on bail and will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court next month after being charged with offences against the ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006’.

Police allege that the man opened an on line betting account in a false name to place bets on harness racing events in Queensland and Western Australia.


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“There is no suggestion that these offences are in anyway linked to terrorism,” police stressed.

There are no further details available at this time.

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