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July 14, 2014
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Eight persons charged with fraud

Eight of the fifteen persons who were arrested between last Thursday and Friday in western Jamaica during a Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Task Force-led operation with international and local law enforcement entities, were charged on Saturday.

Charged with breaches of the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) (Special Provisions) Act, 2013 are:

Jermaine McKenzie, 19 years old.

Sharon Anderson, 46-year-old domestic engineer of Belfont district, St. James.

Lasharoo Shaw, otherwise called 'Dwayne Shaw', 30-year-old farmer of Belfont district, St. James.

Laycian Shaw, 26 years old of Belfont district, St James.

Mario Campbell, 26-year-old vendor of Cedar Valley, St Elizabeth.

Jomeo McLeod, 29-year-old farmer of Haddington district, Hanover.

Joseph Cunningham, 32-year old labourer of Lucea, Hanover.

Athon Wright, 40-year-old mechanic of Shrewsbury, Westmoreland.

They are all scheduled to appear in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, July 16.

The other seven persons were processed and released pending further investigations.

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