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Sydney man charged over Eden-Monaro By-election spam emails

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The Australian Federal Police has charged a 32-year-old Blacktown man over a spam email campaign related to tomorrows Eden-Monaro by-election.

The man was arrested during a search warrant at his house and later conveyed to Parramatta Police Station, where he was charged with one count of using a telecommunications service to menace, harass or cause offence.

Emails were sent to constituents, one telling them Labor Candidate Kristy McBain has pulled out and they should vote for the Liberals.

The man was released on police bail and is due to appear before the Blacktown Local Court in September.

 

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