GALLERY | Police allege syndicate fraudulently obtained approximately $250,000

Six people will appear at Fairfield Local Court this month after police laid more than 100 charges as part of a fraud investigation following search warrants across Sydney last week.

Strike Force Deary was established in 2017 by detectives to investigate fraud offences throughout the greater Sydney area.

Police will allege in court the syndicate was responsible for porting mobile phones, stealing mail and using the identification details of over 100 people to fraudulently obtain approximately $250,000.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command, with assistance from the South-West Metro Regional Enforcement Squad, executed simultaneous search warrants at properties in Guilford, Merrylands and Bankstown on Thursday, June 7.

Police will allege that during searches of the properties they located mobile phones, SIM cards, credit cards, methylampethamine, documents and mail.

At Guilford, a 43-year-old man was arrested and taken to Granville Police Station. He was charged with direct criminal group, 50 counts of deal in identification information and 40 counts of fraud.

He appeared in Fairfield Local Court on Friday and was refused bail to reappear at the same court on Monday, June 18.

Two men, aged 44 and 40, were arrested at a home in Merrylands and were taken to Granville Police Station.

The 44-year-old man was charged with three counts of fraud, participate in criminal group and possess identification information.

He was granted conditional bail and will appear in Fairfield Local Court on Monday, July 2.

The 40-year-old man was charged with participate in criminal group, deal with/use identification information and possess identification information.

He appeared in Fairfield Local Court on June 8 and was refused bail to reappear at the same court on Monday, June 18.

Two men, aged 47 and 39, were arrested at a home in Guilford and were taken to Granville Police Station.

The 47-year-old man was charged with three counts of fraud and participate in criminal group.

He appeared in Fairfield Local Court on June 8 and was granted conditional bail to reappear at the same court on Monday, June 18.

The 39-year-old man was charged with possess prohibited drug, five counts of fraud, participate in criminal group, possess identification information and goods in custody.

He appeared in Fairfield Local Court yesterday on June 8 and was refused bail to reappear at the same court on Tuesday, June 12.

A 43-year-old woman was arrested at a home in Bankstown and taken to Granville Police Station. She was charged with two counts of fraud and participate in criminal group.

She was granted conditional bail and will appear in Fairfield Local Court on Monday, July 2.

Investigations are continuing and officers expect to lay further charges.