Serial fraudster Peter Foster arrested in Port Douglas


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Peter Foster was arrested in Port Douglas Thursday morning. Image: IFW GLOBAL/BLOG.IFWGLOBAL.COM.
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Notorious serial conman Peter Foster was arrested on Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas this morning, Thursday 20 August.

Plain clothed police officers arrested the 57-year-old man at around 8:00am this morning while he was out walking his dogs.

NSW Police had a warrant out for Mr Foster’s arrest following investigations into alleged fraud.

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Mr Foster was reportedly involved in an alleged multimillion-dollar online gambling scam.

A NSW Police spokesperson said, “he has been taken to a local police station, where the NSW warrant for fraud-related offences will be executed. 

“Detectives from Sydney City Police Area Command will travel to Queensland in due course to apply for the man’s extradition to NSW,” the spokesperson said.

Mr Foster is a career criminal who has spent time in jail in Australia, Vanuatu, the United States, and Britain on various elaborate financial scams.

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