Lynn Nauer accused of conning members of the public, claiming she’s a recruiter for seasonal work overseas was arrested last night by the police.
She is now in custody and is charged with obtaining by deception.
This was confirmed by Police Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo in response to questions from Radio Polynesia.
Yesterday the Ministry of Police and Prisons revived its weekly press conferences with the media where they will provide stats on cases they are investigating as well as updates on pending cases, including recent complaints by members of the public regarding a woman wanted for alleged fraud.
Deputy Police Commissioner Papalii Monalisa Tiai Keti told the media that eight complaints were lodged against Lynn Nauer, who posed as a government official recruiting Samoans for seasonal work overseas.
Papalii said this woman conned local people and took their money with empty promises of seasonal work in New Zealand.
She also used the opportunity to warn the public, given this is not the first time this has occurred that they should be more vigilant and go through the appropriate process with the relevant ministry when it comes to seasonal work overseas.