A 24-year-old woman, who was charged in connection with two reports of larceny of monies for the sale of two vehicles, was granted $55,000 bail on Thursday by a Justice of the Peace.
CRYSTAL RAGOONATH, of Assarali Road, Munroe Road, Cunupia, was charged on February 23rd with larceny of $15,300 by Acting Corporal Liverpool and PC George, respectively, of the Fraud Squad.
RAGOONATH was granted $40, 000 bail to cover the charge by Acting Corporal Liverpool and $15,000 to cover the charge by PC George.
Bail was granted by Justice of the Peace, Stephen Young, at the Central Police Station, Port-of-Spain.
She will appear at the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court on March 3rd to answer to the charge laid by Acting Corporal Liverpool, and again at the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court on March 8th to answer to the charge laid by PC George.
In the first incident, Fraud Squad detectives launched an investigation into a police report, in which a man allegedly paid a woman $15,000 as down payment on June 23rd, 2018, for the import and delivery of a Toyota Fielder valued at $82,000.
In the second incident, an investigation was also launched into a police report in which another man allegedly paid a woman three thousand dollars as down payment on June 8th, 2018, for the import and delivery of a Nissan Sylphy, on a work-to-own agreement.
The suspect reportedly made the men believe she was in a position to deliver the vehicles, however, she allegedly failed to do so.
The accused, CRYSTAL RAGOONATH, was subsequently arrested during an operation on February 23rd and later charged with two counts of larceny.