Fake tradie cops jail sentence

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A MAN posing as a tradie who scammed a Frankston woman out of nearly $30,000 has been slapped with a $200 dollar fine and a 14 day jail sentence.

James Joseph O’Connor was sentenced on 20 March, and was ordered to pay $23,000 in restitution. Frankston Police said he is an Irish national and is expected to be deported.

Fake flyer: A flyer used as part of a fake tradie scam.

First published in the Frankston Times – 25 March 2019

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