Man accused of ‘stealing’ $2.5M at Sydney market
A MAN has been charged with “stealing” $2,500 from a Sydney market after being accused of “steal[ing] $2 million” during a recent visit to the country.
Key points:A 28-year-old man is facing charges of fraud, theft, conspiracy and breach of peaceA 30-year old man, who is also charged with fraud, has been bailed to appear in court later this monthThe suspect was allegedly found at the Sydney market with the stolen goodsHe has been detained for more than two weeks after being arrestedPolice allege the suspect “sought to obtain a significant sum of money” from the market during his alleged visit, police saidA 28 year-old Sydney man has been arrested in relation to the alleged theft and is facing multiple charges including fraud, breach of police, theft and conspiracy.
Police allege he “sophistically sought to obtain” a “significant sum of the market’s value” during his visit to Sydney in late December.
The suspect is said to have taken more than $2m in goods during his stay.
Police said he was arrested in Sydney’s south-west shortly after he left the Sydney Airport.
He has not been charged in relation the alleged thefts.
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