A Sydney man has been arrested, allegedly trying to flee the country after being involved with a million-dollar crime syndicate.
A 37-year-old man was arrested at Sydney International Airport on Tuesday following the arrests of two others, who were also allegedly involved in a fraud and money laundering syndicate.
Investigators believe the ring raked in $1.2 million.
Police allege the 37-year-old was trying the flee the country after orchestrating numerous phone scams targetting elderly and vulnerable Australians.
He was charged with dealing with the proceeds of a crime exceeding $100,000, and knowingly directing a criminal group.
He was refused bail to appear in Downing Centre Local Court today.
Police also arrested a 27-year-old man from Campsie, in southwest Sydney, on February 6 following reports of telephone scams and money laundering.
He was charged with recklessly dealing with proceeds from a crime exceeding $5000.
A 36-year-old woman was arrested and charged with dealing with proceeds of a crime exceeding $100,000.
Investigations into the alleged crime syndicate are still underway.
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