Police have arrested a man suspected to be the mastermind behind a $10 million online scam.
Key points:Police say they arrested a 31-year-old man in Brisbane’s east last nightHe allegedly used the names “Shelley” and “David” to send out thousands of bogus ordersA manhunt is underway to find the man, who was last seen last night on the Gold CoastPolice are appealing for anyone with information about the fraud to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The man is believed to be in Brisbane and was last spotted wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and black trousers.
“He used the aliases ‘Shelleys’ and ‘David’ to send thousands of fake orders to customers online and he is now under arrest,” Detective Superintendent Brian O’Reilly from Queensland Police’s Serious Crimes Command said.
“We are appealing to anyone with any information about this scam to contact Crimestoppers.”
Police believe the man’s identity is known to the public.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Superintendent O’ Reilly at 1350 472 514 or via email at [email protected]