An Auburn solicitor has been charged as police continue their investigations into fraudulent Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance claims.
A SOLICITOR from Auburn and two allied health professional have been charged over their alleged roles in a group coordinating the submission of fraudulent Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance claims in Sydney.
In August 2016, detectives from the State Crime Command's Fraud and Cybercrime Squad established Strike Force Ravens to investigate syndicates targeting the CTP insurance scheme following recommendations of the CTP Task Force.
The CTP Task Force is a NSW Government initiative coordinated by the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), involving representatives from various government agencies and legal, health and insurance sectors.
Following extensive investigations, Strike Force Ravens detectives arrested a 43-year-old man at an office at Auburn just before 10am last Wednesday.
He was taken to Auburn Police Station and charged with 11 counts of fraud, and directing a criminal group.
Shortly after, a 31-year-old man, who is an allied health professional, was arrested at a home at Croydon Park.
He was taken to Auburn Police Station and charged with 11 counts of fraud, two counts of make false documents, using a false document, and directing a criminal group.
A third man, a 30-year-old allied health professional, was later arrested by strike force detectives at Bankstown.
He was charged with 11 counts of fraud, 16 counts of publishing misleading material to obtain financial advantage, and directing a criminal group.
To date, Strike Force Ravens investigators have arrested 16 people and laid more than 120 charges in relation to a combined fraud of more than $11 million.
Investigations are ongoing and further arrests are expected.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to CTP Green Slip fraud to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.