A Chaguanas woman has been charged with multiple counts of fraud and money laundering.
These stem from a fraudulent $100,000 land transaction.
The TTPS says 57-year-old Swarsater Geeta Bisram appeared before Tunapuna Magistrate Indra Ramoo-Haynes on November 10th, charged with uttering a forged document.
She failed to secure the $100,000 bail granted by the Magistrate and while in custody, was also charged with three counts of forgery, obtaining $100,000 by virtue of a forged instrument and money laundering of $100,000 with intent to defraud.
The accused, who is currently at the Arouca Women’s Prison, will appear before Magistrate Ramoo-Haynes again on December 14th, to answer to the charges.
A victim reported to police that in February 2019, he contacted a woman in connection with the sale of land in Las Lomas, for the sum of $100,000.
Following the transaction, the victim discovered that the woman had no permission to carry out the sale.
Attempts to recover the money paid proved futile and a report was made to the police.