Home and Away's Leah to step up the search for Susie after devastating con

Hannah Lovejoy
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Home and Away's Leah Patterson-Baker intensifies the search for Susie McAllister after she conned the people of Summer Bay.

Leah (Ada Nicodemou) and Justin Morgan (James Stewart) were fleeced of their life savings when Susie (Bridie Carter) posed as an estate agent and gladly accepted the $90,000 deposit for the couple's first home together and quickly disappearing before the couple realised that she had stolen their money.

Justin and Leah were left devastated when they went to pick up the keys to the house and the estate agent said that they've never heard of them. Susie managed to persuade them that it was a misunderstanding, which gave her enough time to flee the Bay.

Both Leah and Justin are struggling to come to terms with what's happened and things are about to get worse.

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

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The police are investigating Susie's crime but a frustrated Leah takes things into her own hands when she feels that there's not enough being done to catch Susie. Leah begins to look online, hoping to find Susie's trail of destruction. Concerned about Leah's obsession with the case Justin tries to offer his help.

Elsewhere, a heartbroken John Palmer is trying to recover from what Susie has done, she pretended to be in love with John (Shane Withington) so that she could get access to his money and manipulate the people of Summer Bay. In addition to taking Justin and Leah's house deposit, Susie also got her hands on John's savings, now John is trying to sell his house which is his last asset in order to give people back the money that Susie stole.

"John wants to make amends for his poor judgement with Susie," Shane explained while speaking to TV Week.

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

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"He puts his last remaining possession on the market to make some money to assist those also hurt by her actions."

As Leah continues to obsess over a scam-watch website, she doesn't realise that Justin needs her support and that he could be heading down his own dark path. Since his surfing accident, Justin has been struggling with a great deal of pain. To help with the problem Justin has started taking strong painkillers and, before he knows it, he's taking too many. Will Leah realise what's going on with Justin before it gets more dangerous?

Home and Away airs weekdays at 1.15pm and 6pm on Channel 5 (UK) and Mondays to Thursdays at 7pm on Channel 7 (Australia). Selected classic episodes are available via Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

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