Police caution car buyers against motor vehicle scammers

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is asking individuals who may have fallen victim to a motor vehicle scam recently to come forward.

According to a release from the JCF’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), these individuals may have been potential car buyers from the Tinson Pen Aerodrome/Marcus Garvey Drive and Kingston Wharf area who were promised 'good deals' on motor vehicles by imposters and were defrauded thousands of dollars.

"It is alleged that men falsely purported to be Mr Dary Vaz, Mr Kenneth ‘Trainer’ Black or Mr Jeffery Hall, and indicated that they could provide motor vehicles that were up for auction," the CCU statement read.

As fraud investigations continue, the police are urging anyone who may have fallen victim or may know possible victims to reach out to the JCF. In the meantime, anyone with information they believe can assist with the investigation is being asked to contact the Fraud Squad at 876-922-2374 or email at fraudsquad@jcf.gov.jm

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