Ms Brooks faced a Perth court on fraud charges on Monday, with police alleging her victim lost $1.95 million in the scheme (pictured outside court)

Olympian Neil Brooks’ wife Linda arrested over $2m fraud

The wife of an Olympic swimmer who won gold with his Mean Machine relay team, has been arrested over a $2 million fraud scheme after returning to Australia from Bali.

Linda Brooks was arrested late last week when she flew into Perth from Bali, where she and her husband Neil, who won gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, were believed to be living.

Ms Brooks faced a Perth court on fraud charges on Monday, with police alleging her victim lost $1.95 million in the scheme.

Ms Brooks faced a Perth court on fraud charges on Monday, with police alleging her victim lost .95 million in the scheme (pictured outside court)

Ms Brooks faced a Perth court on fraud charges on Monday, with police alleging her victim lost $1.95 million in the scheme (pictured outside court)

Detective Inspector Melissa Anderson said Linda Brooks (pictured on Monday) faced fraud charges in relation to a business venture

Detective Inspector Melissa Anderson said Linda Brooks (pictured on Monday) faced fraud charges in relation to a business venture

Detective Inspector Melissa Anderson said Linda Brooks faced fraud charges in relation to a business venture, A Current Affair reported.

‘Police will be alleging that she was a director of a sports manufacturing company that made false representations in relation to that financial venture, inducing a person to purchase a 50 percent share of the company,’ she said.

Ms Brooks was granted bail when she appeared in a Perth court on Monday.

She was ordered to reappear in a Queensland court on November 13.

An arrest warrant for Neil Brooks, who is believed to be living in Bali, remains open.

Linda Brooks was arrested late last week when she flew into Perth from Bali, where she and her husband Neil (pictured together) were believed to be living

Linda Brooks was arrested late last week when she flew into Perth from Bali, where she and her husband Neil (pictured together) were believed to be living

An arrest warrant for Neil Brooks (pictured), who is believed to be living in Bali, remains open

An arrest warrant for Neil Brooks (pictured), who is believed to be living in Bali, remains open

An arrest warrant for Neil Brooks, who is believed to still be in Bali, remains open (Brooks pictured at the 1986 Commonwealth Games)

An arrest warrant for Neil Brooks, who is believed to still be in Bali, remains open (Brooks pictured at the 1986 Commonwealth Games)

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