Appeal to locate suspected fraudster
Appeal to locate suspected
Thursday, 6 March 2014 -
Bay of Plenty
Police are seeking public
assistance to locate 44-year-old Tony Ashley Gorrie in
relation to prolific fraud offending against backpackers and
accommodation providers nationwide.
He has been identified
as the suspect for recent offending in the Taupo and Rotorua
areas and there is a warrant for his arrest.
described as a white, European man, 185cms tall and medium
build, is transient and known to travel large distances; so
the appeal extends across New Zealand.
information on his whereabouts is asked to contact their
local police station. Information can also be provided
anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800
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