Sections 408C of the Criminal Code Queensland deals with the offence of fraud.
In order for the Police to prove their case at Court, they must provide each of the following matters beyond a reasonable doubt.
- The accused applied to his or her own use
- Property belonging to another
- Property belonging to the accused, or which is in the accused’s possession, either solely or jointly with another person, subject to a trust, direction or condition. “Applied” means taking or using another’s property for the accused