From the Courts
September 27, 2016
Peniston fraud accused hit with 17 more charges

The crown has brought 17 additional charges against Tedroy McCree, a Peniston man alleged to have scammed persons through false promises of employment on a popular cruise line.{{more}}

When he appeared before the Serious Offences Court yesterday, McCree was charged that he dishonestly obtained money from six more people with the intention of depriving them of it.

McCree was charged that on August 13, 2016 at Kingstown he dishonestly obtained US$50, EC$175 and EC$310 from Yasmine Jardine of Georgetown.

He was also charged that between May 31, 2016 and July 1, 2016 at Kingstown he dishonestly obtained EC$120 and $600 from Cheryl Olliver of Bequia.

Also, he was charged that between June 30, 2016 and August 1, 2016 at Cemetery Hill, Bequia and Kingstown, he dishonestly obtained US$50, EC$600, EC$175, EC$95, EC$265 and EC $530 from Onigar Bristol of Bequia.

Other charges include that on June 13, 2016 at Kingstown he dishonestly obtained EC$200 from Hugo Compton of Bequia and on June 14, 2016 at Kingstown, he dishonestly obtained EC$775 from Junior Clifton of Redemption Sharpes.

Also he is charged that between April 30, 2016 and June 1, 2016 at Park Hill, Arnos Vale and Kingstown, he dishonestly obtained EC $175, EC$600, EC$120 and EC$700 from Dexter Williams of Park Hill.

Forty similar charges had earlier this month been laid against McCree.

The Peniston resident was not allowed to plead, as the charges are indictable.

He is expected to reappear before the court on Thursday, when is scheduled to have a bail review.

According to investigating officer Corporal 740 Biorn Duncan, the total number of charges and the amount of money involved would be revealed on that date. (AS)