Charged with fraud

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - - NEWS - KAY DIBBEN

A MAN has been charged with fraud for al­legedly try­ing to mis­ap­pro­pri­ate money from the State Gov­ern­ment’s Back to Work scheme.

He is charged with fraud against Queens­land Trea­sury Depart­ment of $30,000, and at­tempt­ing to de­fraud Queens­land Trea­sury Depart­ment of $1 mil­lion. The man is yet to face court.

Fig­ures re­leased by the Gov­ern­ment last year showed there had been 50 mat­ters of po­ten­tial fraud re­lat­ing to 163 sep­a­rate ap­pli­ca­tions for Back to Work fund­ing un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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