Arima woman charged for online scam

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Arima woman charged for online scam

An Arima Woman has been charged with Larceny Trick.

A 27-year-old woman was granted bail in the sum of $30,000 with surety from Justice of the Peace Stephen Young on Thursday 7th June. She was charged with one count of larceny trick.

LYDIA DECEIA GEORGE, of Tomaline Heights, Demerara Road, Wallerfield, Arima was arrested on June 6th by officers of the Fraud Squad.

She is expected to appear in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ court on the 30th June 2022.

According to a police report, during the period between June 25th, 2020, and June 30th, 2020.

George allegedly led a man to believe that she was in a position to purchase two Nike trousers, one Nike T-Shirt, and two XR iPhones. She was paid $6,265.00 for the items. They were to be purchased online and delivered to the man. George failed to deliver the items as promised and failed to offer a refund to the victim.

A report was subsequently made to the Fraud Squad and an investigation was conducted.

Following the investigations, the suspect was arrested and subsequently charged by WPC Kennedy with the offence of larceny trick.