AU: Police smash international identity-theft ring

Emma Partridge reports:

Police have smashed an international identity-theft ring accused of making thousands of fake driver’s licences to fraudulently obtain loans and credit cards and board domestic flights.

Three men and a woman were arrested in Sydney on Wednesday, eight months after officers detected a package from China containing 5000 NSW driver’s licence holograms.


At Lakemba, officers located items including about 40 mobile phones, a number of credit cards, driver’s licenses, Medicare cards, laptop computers, USB and hard drives, financial documents and holograms for licences.

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