Former Resort Manager Slapped with Financial Crime Charges

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A former manager of two major resorts in Jamaica has been arrested for financial crimes.

He was arrested at Norman Manley International Airport as soon as he arrived in the island earlier this week.

High-ranking police sources have told our News Centre that the former resort manager is to be questioned later today in the presence of his attorney.

He was nabbed at the airport by investigators from the Constabulary’s Financial Unit of the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, C-TOC and the Financial Investigations Division.

Police say his arrest is the result of an intense investigation into several fraudulent activities involving two major banks. He reportedly acquired several credit facilities from these institutions using different Taxpayer Registration Numbers and names.

The Police say the alleged fraud goes as far back as 2010. He’s likely to be charged with obtaining credit by false pretense. Obtaining money by false pretense and Breaches of the Revenue Administration Act.

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