fraud

Man appears in court for withdrawing cash wrongly deposited into his bank account

Vishnu Sonnyboy, 40, appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate for allegedly withdrawing cash wrongly deposited into his bank account.

Two men charged with fraudulent use of ABM cards

Two men, charged with the fraudulent use of ABM cards, are expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate to answer the charges.

Jamal Ealie, 27, a welder, of Samaroo Village, Arima, and Marcus Mathison, 21, of Tenth Street, Beetham Gardens, were arrested by officers of the Northern Division Task Force while on mobile patrol duty, on Sunday 20th May. 2018.

The officers were driving along Windy Hill, Arouca, when they had cause to stop and search a white Nissan Tiida motor vehicle, with two male occupants.

SRP denied bail on fraud charge

A Special Reserve Police Officer has been denied bail after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with attempting to obtain $89,906.97 by false pretense.

No. 8366 SRP Officer Stefon Rochford, 30, of Brazil Village, Arima, who was also charged with uttering a forged valuable security, was denied bail and remanded into custody, when he appeared before Magistrate Kerri Honore-Narine, in the Port of Spain 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday 17th May, 2018, to answer the charges.

Rio Claro teacher charged with fraud involving $25 million cheque

A Rio Claro primary school teacher has been denied bail after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with attempting to obtain over $25 million by false pretense.

Mavis Medina, 43, of Ecclesville, Rio Claro, was denied bail and remanded into custody at the St. Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital pending evaluation, when she appeared before Magistrate Kerri Honore-Narine, in the Port of Spain 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday to answer to the charges.

The matter was postponed to Tuesday 29th May, 2018.

$250,000 bail for Rio Claro woman on fraud charges

A Rio Claro woman has been granted $250,000 bail with surety, after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with two counts of obtaining goods by use of dishonoured cheques.

Vashti Kissoonsingh, 35, a businesswoman, of Tabaquite Road, Rio Claro, appeared before Magistrate Cherril-Anne Antoine, in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Monday 30th April, 2018, to answer to the charge.

The matter was postponed to Wednesday 2nd May, 2018, and transferred to the Rio Claro Magistrates’ Court.

Chaguanas woman charged with fraudulently receiving $77,000 from Portuguese nationals for work permits

A Chaguanas woman, accused of fraudulently receiving large sums of money from Portuguese nationals to obtain work permits, appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with two counts of larceny trick amounting to TT$77,000.

Premabakthi Samaroo, 30, a realtor of Lange Park, Chaguanas, appeared before Magistrate Kerri Honore-Narine in the Port of Spain 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 25th April, 2018, to answer the charges.

The matter was postponed to Tuesday 1st May, 2018, and transferred to the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.

Curepe mechanic charged with fraud after allegedly receiving $9,000 for work not done

A Curepe man has been granted $30,000 own bail, after appearing before a Tunapuna Magistrate, charged with fraudulent conversion against a 72-year-old man.

Joel Stanisclaus, 32, a mechanic, of Alice Street, Curepe, appeared before Magistrate Marrisa Gomez in the Tunapuna 2nd Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday 19th April, 2018, to answer to the charge.

The matter was postponed to Thursday 17th May, 2018, and transferred to the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court.

Barrackpore businessman charged with obtaining US$200,000 by false pretense

A Barrackpore man has been granted $1 million bail with a cash alternative of $30,000, after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with obtaining US$200,000 by false pretense.

Shameer Baksh, 39, a businessman, of Cumuto Road, Barrackpore, appeared before Magistrate Kerri Honore-Narine in the Port of Spain 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday 19th April, 2018, to answer to the charge.

Woman in court on $100,000 fraud charges

A Rousillac woman has appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with obtaining services valued at $100,000, by virtue of a dishonoured cheque.

Indera Rangoo Solomon, 31, of Mon Desir Road, Rousillac, appeared before Senior Magistrate Cherril-Ann Antoine in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 21st March, 2018, to answer to the charge.

The matter was postponed to Friday 20th July, 2018, and transferred to the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court.

Bank employee charged with stealing over $300,000 from customers' accounts

A 22-year-old bank employee has been charged with syphoning monies from customers’ accounts totalling just over $.3 million.

Police said during the period September 2017 to January 2018, a total of $315,700 was discovered missing from the accounts of several Republic Bank customers without their consent and knowledge.

Republic Bank made a report to the Fraud Squad and a criminal investigation was conducted.

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