Charges over alleged $100k charity fraud


The trio behind an alleged $100,000 fake charity scam have been charged.

Three Harcourt men, aged 31 to 49, face five charges each for allegedly setting up fundraising stalls in various locations in Victoria, NSW and Tasmania and collecting more than $100,000 over four years.

One of the men is due to front the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Wednesday while the two others were bailed to appear at the same court next Tuesday, June 6.