Phoney iPhone fraudster evades huge Optus bill
POLICE are investigating after a person allegedly used a fake name to buy a smartphone.
The unknown person purchased an Apple iPhone XR from the online Optus store and had it sent to a property in Thabeban.
When the phone arrived at the address, it was accepted and signed for by the offender.
After allegedly failing to pay the bills, the offender now owes a total value of $1,756.38 to Optus.
Police said the suspect, who gave a false name and date of birth to Optus when the purchase was made and delivered, appears to live in Gympie.
If anyone has any information, please contact Policelink on 131-444.