Cunupia man in court for fraud


    A Cunupia man has been granted $300,000 bail after appearing in court for fraud.

    50-year-old Adesh Mano was charged with two counts of fraudulent conversion in the amounts of $85,000 and $65,500.

    The victim in the matter told police that during the period July 11th 2019 and July 19th 2019, he paid a man a total of $115,000 for the purchase and importation of a vehicle valued at $230,000.

    The vehicle was to be delivered by October 19th 2019 – this never happened and the victim never received a full refund.

    The accused was arrested on May 17th and appeared in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ court via video conferencing on May 18th.

    The matter was adjourned to July 20th and transferred to the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.