VIC Obtaining evidence of identity theft

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23 June 2014

There have been threats made to me regarding the existence of a bank account in Australia containing fraudulent money. One witness claims to have seen papers of the existence of this bank account.

I have been to the police to inquire about identity theft, but they say they can not help unless I have evidence of this account. I have asked for proof several times from the accusing party, but have not had a reply.

Am I able to get a court order or police statement which legally requires them to prove the evidence of the claimed they have made?


John R

Well-Known Member
14 April 2014
Hi Anna,
  1. Without knowing the "reliability" of the accusing party or the seriousness of their threats, you should consider making a formal complaint to the police in relation to the threats made by the accusing party.
  2. You should also consider regularly monitoring your credit file with a third party credit reporting service like Veda Advantage's My Credit File.
Hope this helps. Please keep us updated with your progress.