Good Samaritan breaks up ID gang

Friday, 5 November 2004, 10:22 AM EST

A good Samaritan who handed a lost CD wallet into his local police station helped cyber plods crack what they are calling Australia's largest identity fraud ring.

Inspector Knacker of the Outback pounced on two men and raided five properties, seizing thousands of forged documents and computer templates used to create fake identities. More than $50 million worth of fake visa, Medicare and driver's licence computer programs were found.

By Nick Farrell at The Inquirer.

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