The Government’s strong commitment to protecting Australians living with a disability has been underlined, with the arrest of man for allegedly defrauding the NDIS of more than $120,000.
The sentencing of the woman finalises the successful prosecution of Operation Apus, an NDIS Fraud Taskforce investigation which saw all six offenders plead guilty to charges the group illegally claimed plan funding from NDIS participants.
The NDIS is extending the NDIS Fraud Taskforce to crack down on dodgy providers and ensure participants get the supports they need.
The NDIA continues to take measures to protect NDIS participants from fraudulent activity. The Agency, with the assistance of the Australian Federal Police, today executed a search warrant at a Kellyville Ridge premises following complaints over the misuse of participant funding. A 37 year old woman is assisting with enquiries. The raid was part of an ongoing investigation by the NDIA’s Scheme Integrity Branch. This week’s action comes after recent activity from the NDIS Fraud Taskforce. Last month two people were jailed for a combined nine years after pleading guilty to committing fraud against the NDIS. A Sydney woman was...
Property and luxury vehicles worth an estimated $340,000 have been forfeited to the Commonwealth following an investigation by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fraud Taskforce.