Gareth Ward targeted in New York scam after ordering massage

Glen Humphries
Kate McIlwain
Updated August 31 2017 - 11:14am, first published 9:00am
Gareth Ward targeted in New York scam after ordering massage
Gareth Ward targeted in New York scam after ordering massage

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward has denied ordering a “special massage”, after reports emerged that he fell victim to a scam at a hotel in New York.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

$0/

(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options
Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

Get the latest Wollongong news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.