A 31-year-old woman will appear before a Justice of the Peace (JP) today, Friday 14th May, 2021, charged with the following offences:
1. Attempting to obtain $3,500 by false pretences,
2. Uttering of a fraudulent valuable security,
3. Possession of a fraudulent National Identification Card,
4. Uttering of a fraudulent Senior Citizens’ Grant Nomination Card
AFEISHA MOHAMMED, of Duranta Gardens, Sangre Grande, will answer to the charges laid by PC Gaskin, of the Chaguanas Criminal Investigations Department.
It is alleged that around 2.10pm on Monday 10th May, 2021, a cashier employed with Jeewan Food Supplies Limited located at Eleanore Street, Chaguanas, was at her workplace when a woman submitted a Ministry of Social Development and Family Services cheque payable to a 66-year-old man, in the sum of $3,500.00 for encashment.
She also presented the cashier with two ID cards and a Ministry of Social Development Social Welfare Division Senior Citizens’ Grant Nomination Card.
The said documents when presented appeared suspicious to the cashier who then contacted the Chaguanas CID. The woman was arrested and later charged for the offences.