Factory worker charged with 4 counts of fraud

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:00

Keron Jeremiah,  a 33-year-old man from Barataria appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate yesterday, charged with four counts of fraud, which occurred January 25th. 

Jeremiah appeared before Magistrate Marisa Gomez, on February 4th  to answer to two counts of uttering a forged valuable security, one count of obtaining the sum of $9,130.50 by false pretence and one count of obtaining the sum of $8,140 by false pretence.

He was granted bail with surety in the sum of $50,000 and the matter adjourned to April 8th.

According to police reports, it is alleged the accused deposited two cheques in the sums of $9,130.50 and $8,140, at the San Juan and Trincity Branches of RBC respectively, on January 25th.

The accused subsequently withdrew the funds from his account. 

When he visited the Port of Spain Branch of RBC, on January 31st to query his account, the Fraud Squad was contacted and the accused was arrested. 

Following investigations supervised by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Greenidge, of the Fraud Squad, Jeremiah was charged by Cpl (Ag.) Brandon Solozano, also of the Fraud Squad, on February 3rd.