Alleged fraudster remanded


Alleged fraudster; Ransfred Williams found himself before City Magistrate Leron Daly on Friday and was remanded to prison following a series of fraud charges brought against him by a local hardware store.

The first of the charges read that Williams on November 24, 2016 at Water Street Georgetown, obtained credit by fraud, allegedly uttering a forged $170,000 Bank of Baroda cheque to Virtual Complainant (VC), Glendon Forde knowing that he did not have the funds to satisfy the debt.

In addition, the accused on the following day, uttered to the VC another cheque to the effect of $70,519, under the pretense that he was in the position to grant same. Moreover, Williams on another occasion with intent to defraud allegedly presented a $1,500 cheque to the VC, being aware that he did not have sufficient funds to satisfy the said amount.

The unrepresented man denied the charges read to him by the Magistrate.

Bail was objected by Prosecutor Bharat Mangru on the grounds that the accused was charged and convicted for a similar felony, few years prior to the present offence.

The matter stands adjourned to June 2.



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