Man allegedly defrauded NDIA of $170k

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A man is charged with defrauding the National Disability Insurance Agency of nearly $170,000.

Andreas Gerasimos Strepelias faces 22 counts of dishonestly causing a loss to the Commonwealth, after allegedly submitting numerous payment requests for NDIA services never provided.

Strepelias defrauded the NDIA of $169,438.56 from Bentleigh East in southeast Melbourne between June and July 2018, court documents say.

The 43-year-old was charged on summons and not required to attend Melbourne Magistrates Court for a committal mention on Friday.

His case is due back for a further committal mention on April 9.