Sydney couple buying property scammed out of almost $1 million

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Police have released images of two men they believe might be able to help with their investigation.Credit:NSW Police

Only a portion of the funds has been recovered.

Detectives from State Crime Command’s Cybercrime Squad began investigating the matter in November last year. Police on Monday released images of two men they hope might be able to assist with their investigation.

“Detectives investigating this incident believe the two men depicted in these images may be able to assist police with their ongoing inquiries,” Cybercrime Squad’s Detective Inspector Ian Wright said.

“The settlement of property, particularly in Sydney, generally involves large amounts of money and the funds taken in this instance are significant.”

This is one of two men sought by police to assist in their investigation.

This is one of two men sought by police to assist in their investigation. Credit:NSW Police

“We know these scams often target private businesses and government agencies; but a growing number are individuals and families scammed…

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