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Victims of fodder fraud asked to come forward in Parkes case

Grain Central, May 27, 2019

NSW POLICE are calling for farmers who did not receive any or all of the fodder and grain purchased through a central New South Wales, Parkes-based operator to come forward in relation to a case to be heard at Parkes Local Court next Monday.

A case surrounding fraudulent trading of grain and hay will be heard at the Parkes Court House next week. Photo: NSW Courts

The case involves a 34-year-old male from Parkes facing charges of 10 counts of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception in relation to offering to sell product to a total of seven farmers.

The farmers are located in the Dubbo, Parkes, Yass Valley and Moulamein districts, and while police are yet to hear of any Victorian farmers being affected, they may well be among additional victims.

Investigations started in January.

Source: NSW Police

Parkes Rural Crime Squad phone 02 6862 9999

 

 

 

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