Towradgi FIFO worker drained $40k from incarcerated man's bank account

Grace Crivellaro
Updated May 29 2024 - 2:10pm, first published May 28 2024 - 5:46pm
Matthew Barnes leaving Wollongong courthouse on May 28. Picture by Grace Crivellaro
Matthew Barnes leaving Wollongong courthouse on May 28. Picture by Grace Crivellaro

A Towradgi dad who drained an incarcerated man's bank account of more than $40,000 got a fly-in, fly-out job in the mines to pay back the funds he stole, a court has heard.

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Grace Crivellaro

Court reporter for the Illawarra Mercury.

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