30th May,2014

Detectives from the Fraud and Cybercrime Squad have arrested and charged a 39-year-old woman, who allegedly used dating services to approach and fraudulently obtain more than $2 million from a number of men.

In February (2014), the Fraud and Cybercrime Squad formed Strike Force Dandy to investigate a number of frauds allegedly committed by a 39-year-old woman from Miller in south-west Sydney.

Over the course of the investigation, detectives discovered that the woman had allegedly obtained more than $2 million from a number of different men.

In court, police will allege that between August 2008 and February 2014, the woman formed relationships with four different men. Two of the men are aged in their seventies, while the other two are aged in their sixties.

One of the men paid the woman $1.9 million over the course of their relationship. The other three men paid her $190000, $58000, and $12000 respectively.

Police are urging anyone with information about this fraud to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence