Construction company director charged with over $10M fraud

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Construction company director charged with over $10M fraud

A director of a construction company is expected to appear virtually before a Master of the High Court today, charged with attempting to obtain over $10,000,000 fraudulently.

Daniel Wilson, 48, is scheduled to appear before the court to answer to seven counts of uttering a forged document and attempting to obtain $10,125,000.28 by false pretence.

WILSON was arrested on March 20th by officers attached to the Tunapuna Police Station and later charged on March 23rd by PC Groome, of the Fraud Squad, who was the lead investigator into a police report made by a financial institution.

]According to the police report, on March 5th, 2024, a man entered a commercial bank in Tunapuna where he allegedly presented a cheque from the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago and other contract documents purporting to be from the Ministry of Works and Transport, to open an account.

The documents were accepted as genuine however they were later discovered to be fraudulent.

The investigation was supervised by Senior Superintendent, Arlet Groome, Inspector Damion Thomas and Cpl Adams of the Fraud Squad.