Bendigo Man Jailed for Telco Scam

Bendigo Man Jailed for Telco Scam

When we hear of a a mobile or computer scam, we generally assume an overseas call centre or hackers are involved.

This is not the case in this story after two men were arrested and sentenced to more than six years imprisonment.

The pair after being found guilty of developing and carrying out an SMS scam, targeting millions of Australians.

A 27-year-old Bendigo man was charged him with various telephone offences including hacking, and financial phishing offences.

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