23 May 2024

Police allege woman, 47, defrauded Illawarra business of $2.5 million

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Police investigations have resulted in a woman facing 108 fraud and embezzlement charges. Photo: File.

A woman has been charged with allegedly defrauding almost $2.5 million from an Illawarra business.

The 47-year-old woman was arrested at Wollongong Hospital on Tuesday, 16 April.

She was taken to Wollongong Police Station where she was charged with nine counts of embezzlement, allegedly totalling just over $114,500.

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Following further investigations, the woman was this week issued with a court attendance notice for an additional 99 fraud and embezzlement charges, bringing the total to 108.

The alleged offences occurred between May 2015 and February 2024.

The woman remains on strict conditional bail and will appear in Wollongong Local Court on Tuesday 28 May.

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