The Herald Sun reports:
WESTERN suburbs welfare cheats have been busted for rorting more than $4.5 million from Centrelink.
The Federal Government confirmed that investigators from the Department of Human Services had uncovered widespread fraud in the suburb of Werribee.
Of 3072 cases audited from last October to last month, 1888 were found to involve overpayments or fraud.
Seven people have since been charged; five were later arrested for failing to face court.
Werribee is the second local government area to be investigated after Rockdale, Sydney.
The Federal Government confirmed that DHS investigators were monitoring social media sites to catch people incriminating themselves over false spousal or financial arrangements with Centrelink
What a good idea. I hope WINZ do this in NZ. It seems they do to at least some degree which is good.