Police are hunting an alleged
passport fraudster after he fled his bail address
nearly a month ago.
The Organised Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand (OFCANZ)
is calling on the public for information as to the
whereabouts of Cristian Dario Alcalde, a 42-year-old Iranian
who was subject to electronically-monitored bail.
Alcalde is currently before the courts awaiting trial on
charges involving the acquisition of two false New Zealand
passports and immigration offences involving an additional
stolen UK passport.
Alcalde was granted bail to a Henderson address but went
missing on August 8.
He is known to use a number of aliases including the first
names of Cristian or Bahram and a combination of surnames
including Alcalde, Abbasi or Daneshiyan.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Alcalde
is urged to contact OFCANZ investigators through their
website www.ofcanz.govt.nz or via the Crime
Stoppers Line on 0800 555 111.