CONMAN Peter Foster is facing new charges after police dug up a false Irish passport in his backyard.
Foster’s home at Ewingsdale near Byron Bay was raided on Saturday after a tip-off he’d buried the passport while plotting to flee the country. The passport shows Foster’s face but uses the name Kevin McMullan, The Courier-Mail has been told.
His getaway would have taken him to Vietnam via Norfolk Island. From
IFW Global private investigator Ken Gamble, who is representing STC victims, said yesterday Foster was a flight risk.
“Police arrested him because they had been given information that he had an escape plan. He was going to just disappear and not come back,”