Fmr Gold Board accountant charged with fraud

Accused: Rosanna Ramnarine

Rosanna Ramnarine, the 35-year-old former accountant of the Guyana Gold Board that was sent home in November of last year, after the company discovered that she and her clerk, Deborah Forbes were allegedly stealing from the company was today charged with fraud at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

The woman had six fraud charges read to her by City Magistrate, Fabayo Azore.

It is being alleged that she defrauded the company of over $1M between the periods of February 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017.

It was previously reported that the former accountant and her clerk during their alleged fraudulent activities documented that miners paid less money than they actually did to the Gold Board.

They were sent home as the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) was investigating the matter.

Ramnarine received bail in the sum of $50,000 for each charge and will return to Court on July 23.

She was requested to lodge her passport and to report to SOCU every Friday until the conclusion of the matter.


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