$60k bail for Couva contractor charged with forgery

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$60k bail for Couva contractor charged with forgery

A 41-year-old man was granted bail with a surety in the sum of $60,000 by a Justice of the Peace (JP), after being charged with Forgery.

DARREN ANDRE TOBY, a contractor of Couva, was charged with Uttering a Forged Driver’s Permit and Forgery and granted bail to cover both offences by JP Balkaran on Wednesday 11th January, 2023.

He was remanded into custody and expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate on February 8th, 2023.
A financial institution reported to the Fraud Squad South Office, that on Monday 9th January, 2023, a man presented a Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Driver’s Permit and other documents to a Customer Service Representative in order to open an account.

The Permit was later found to be fraudulent and the man was arrested in connection with the matter on the same date.

Investigations were coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Arlet Groome, Insp. (Ag.) Seepersad and included Legal Officer Sgt. Bassarath and Cpl (Ag.) Ramdial.
Toby was charged on Tuesday 10th January, 2023, with the offences by WPC Geoffroy.