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It comes after a woman from Geraldton, kilometres north of Perth, connected with a man earlier this year through an online obline site. The woman, who wishes to be known as Tracey, said he sent her gifts on Valentine's Day and said "all the right things". After being in contact for about a month, Tracey was asked to Geraldton online scams packages on behalf of the man, who claimed to be living in Sydney and working in Canberra.
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Consumer Protection was contacted and has launched an investigation. About 50 items are being held by WA Police. Consumer Protection senior regional officer Danni Bloomfield said it appeared the items were purchased Paginas Blacktown escorts stolen credit cards.
Consumer Protection said overseas scammers used "mules" because Australian online retailers were less likely to and more cautious of shipping goods to overseas addresses. Often, by the time a retailer realised they had been the victim of a credit card, the goods were already out of the country.
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