Australian man arrested in Bali in property stoush

AN Australian man has been arrested in Bali for alleged fraud and embezzlement over the purchase of a land and villa development.

Police say Eric Bevan Gillet was reported in 2014 by Balinese man I Ketut Sumadi for allegedly defrauding him 6 760 000 000 Rupiah (about $692 000) in a land and villa sale.

"The victim reported that Eric failed to provide all the documents for the land and villa purchase," said Bali police spokesperson Sri Harmiti.

He said Mr Gillet had been on the run since December 18 last year but was arrested at his home in Seminyak on February 1.

"We will hand the case to the prosecutor on February 17," Mr Sri said.

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