Beleaguered gold medalist Neil Brooks found living a life of luxury in Bali
An important A topical matter investigation followed former ‘wicked machine’ swimming sensation and alleged fraudster Neil Brooks to Bali.
Brooks and his wife Linda were arrested for serious fraud involving $1.95 million in Brisbane five years ago.
The couple were released on bail and allowed to keep their passports.
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The couple have been unable to return to Australia, so far, due to pandemic travel restrictions and their vaccination status.
A Brisbane magistrate recently threatened to issue an arrest warrant for the former Olympian if he did not appear in court in August.
A topical matter can reveal the couple have lived and run businesses in Australia’s holiday favourite, Bali.
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The investigation lasted for weeks and revealed Brooks’ happy life on the island paradise, living in an idyllic villa – complete with a lap pool for the former swimmer.
Almost unrecognizable, the relay gold medalist is dressed in cut-off denim shorts and a singlet.
The former TV presenter was spotted doing the rounds, visiting his businesses in the seaside village of Uluwatu.
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He was seen settling in for brunch at one of his bustling restaurants, completely oblivious A topical matterSteve Marshall was seated a few tables away.
“Steve Marshall of A topical matter“, the reporter told a surprised Brooks coming out of the Nourish Cafe.
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