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West Perth man arrested for a series of real estate fraud offences

WAPolicePerth City Detectives have released a statement regarding the arrest of a 34 year old West Perth man for a series of Fraud offences. 

It is alleged over the past year the man utilising at least 10 aliases, used internet based advertising web sites to advertise units for rent on Fitzgerald Street and Kings Park Road in West Perth. 

The man received money for four weeks rent as a security bond and two weeks rent in advance from victims when he was not authorised or able to rent the unit advertised. 

It is alleged the man has received over $30,000 from this scam so far and that he targets mostly international visitors to Perth. 

Police have currently identified eight victims of this scam. 

Anyone who has any concerns that they may have had contact with this man, or have any knowledge of any related matters, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

The full statement can be read at the WA Police website