Police handled 5,879 reports of deception in the first 10 months of this year, down 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Photo: AFP/ Mike Clarke Police handled 5,879 reports of deception in the first 10 months of this year, down 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Photo: AFP/ Mike Clarke
Police handled 5,879 reports of deception in the first 10 months of this year, down 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Photo: AFP/ Mike Clarke

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Police handled 5,879 reports of deception in the first 10 months of this year, down 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Photo: AFP/ Mike Clarke Police handled 5,879 reports of deception in the first 10 months of this year, down 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Photo: AFP/ Mike Clarke
Police handled 5,879 reports of deception in the first 10 months of this year, down 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Photo: AFP/ Mike Clarke
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