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Fake doctor on classifieds fraud charges

AAP logoAAP 21/12/2016 Ed Jackson

Southport Magistrates Court © Chris Hyde/Getty Images Southport Magistrates Court A man has been extradited from Victoria to Queensland on fraud charges after allegedly pretending to be a doctor while buying cars from an online classifieds website.

The 23-year-old is set to face Southport Magistrates Court on Thursday on 12 counts of fraud totalling approximately $100,000, six counts of stealing and one count each of forge and attempted fraud.

Police allege the man made claims about depositing money into victims' bank accounts by showing them a fake bank receipt and even dressed up as a doctor on one occasion when he went to inspect a vehicle.

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