Friday 20 April 2018

49-year-old man faces serious fraud charges

WorkSafe has charged a Roxburgh Park man with dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by allegedly receiving more than $700,000 in unlawful workers compensation payments.

Samer Ahmed, 49, appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today and was bailed to reappear on July 27 for a committal mention hearing.

He was ordered to surrender his passport and not approach points of international departure.

Mr Ahmed is alleged to have dishonestly obtained at total of $714,550 between 2006 and 2016.

Further Information

WorkSafe media enquiries: Karthleen O'Dwyer: 0435 409 975 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public enquiries: Call the WorkSafe Advisory Service on 1800 136 089 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday, email info@worksafe.vic.gov.au or write to Advisory Service, PO Box 4306, Melbourne, 3001.