Fake police, 'brainwashed': Details of alleged kidnap scam revealed

Tim Piccione
May 11 2024 - 11:59am

A territory university student tricked into a staged kidnapping was extorted out of $400,000 by an international network and a fake Chinese police officer, court documents have alleged.

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Tim Piccione

Tim Piccione

Court reporter

Tim is a journalist with the Canberra Times covering the ACT courts. He came to the nation's capital via the Daily Advertiser in Wagga. Contact: tim.piccione@canberratimes.com.au.

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