Woman gets $75,000 bail for fake job letter

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Woman gets $75,000 bail for fake job letter

A 40-year-old La Romaine woman was granted bail in the sum of $75,000 with a surety after she was charged with Forgery of a Job Letter, Uttering of a Forged Job Letter and Obtaining Money by False Pretences.

Desriann Price was charged with the offences on December 14th, 2022, by officers of the Southern Division Fraud Squad.

The bail was set by Justice of the Peace Boodlal Balkaran on the same date.

According to reports, on July 14th, 2022, the accused allegedly submitted a job letter to the Human Resource Management Unit of the Judiciary. The document was sent for verification and was found to be false. A report was made and a team of officers from the Fraud Squad, Southern Division mounted an investigation.
She was arrested on December 13th, 2022 in connection with the matter.

She is expected to appear before the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court on January 25th, 2023.
The investigations were coordinated by Supt. Reuben and ASP Samuel, supervised by Insp. (Ag.) Seepersad and conducted by Cpl (Ag.) Lewis and PCs Williams, Geoffry and Ali.