Man arrested in $85m bank fraud, 12 named persons of interest
12 named ...Thursday, January 03, 2013
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Detectives from the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID have clamped down on a major multi-million dollar fraud ring, arrested one man and listed a dozen others as persons of interest.
Reports are that the ring fleeced $85 million from a prominent financial institution in western Jamaica by applying for loans using forged documents with fake references and addresses.
Rohan Ennis, a businessman of Dennis Avenue, Kingston 19 has been arrested as one of the perpetrators.
Ennis has been charged with several counts of forgery, uttering false documents, conspiracy to defraud and obtaining money by means of false pretence.
Ennis received two loans through the scam, receiving $15 million of which $10 million was allegedly used to buy a BMW X6. The vehicle has been seized and Ennis appeared in court and was remanded.
The following people are suspected to be involved in the scheme are being asked to turn themselves in to the Organized Crime Investigation Division (OCID) by 5:00pm today.
• Wayne Tait, 40, believed to be the mastermind behind this racket;
• Angelique McEachern, 38
• Vincent Khani Monoroth,49
• Erron Clarke, 35
• Colette Natalie Baugh, 39
• Henry Llewelyn Reeves, 46
• Christopher Orlando Brown, 40
• Margaret Young, 42
• Denise Arlene Henry, 38
• Rolbourne Dennis Barrett, 52
• Pamela Campbell, 52
• Deron Nesta Herah, 30