Woman in court on $100,000 fraud charges

A Rousillac woman has appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with obtaining services valued at $100,000, by virtue of a dishonoured cheque.

Indera Rangoo Solomon, 31, of Mon Desir Road, Rousillac, appeared before Senior Magistrate Cherril-Ann Antoine in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 21st March, 2018, to answer to the charge.

The matter was postponed to Friday 20th July, 2018, and transferred to the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court.

The accused is alleged to have paid her landlord a $100,000, advance payment via cheque, for rental services of a two bedroom apartment for a two year period, in Mayaro, on Friday 7th April, 2017.

However, when the cheque was deposited, it was returned as dishonoured.

A report was made to the Fraud Squad and an investigation launched into the incident.

On Tuesday 20th March, 2018, officers of the Fraud Squad South Office, under the supervision of Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Totaram Dookhie, found and arrested the accused in San Fernando. Rangoo-Solomon was charged by PC Ronald Kernahan, of the Fraud Squad, on Wednesday 21st March, 2018.

In October, 2017, Rangoo-Solomon appeared before the courts charged with four counts of larceny, after she allegedly took money from various persons for the purchase of Housing Development Corporation homes, by claiming to be an employee of the company.

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