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Admiral Bailey charged for fraud

Published:Tuesday | February 24, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey

Jamaican entertainer Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey was yesterday slapped with several fraud-related charges.

In a release yesterday, the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Corporate Communications Unit said that about 10:30 a.m., Bailey went to the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) offices where he attempted to renew a passport in the name Michael George Sullivan.

"During the renewal process, his true identity was revealed; subsequently, investigators from PICA detained him," the police said.

Bailey is scheduled to appear in the Corporate Area Criminal Court on March 5.

The charges:

1. Uttering forged documents (two counts)

2. Obtaining passport by false pretence (two counts)

3. Possession of forged documents (two counts)

4. Attempting to obtain a passport by false pretence (one count)

5. Conspiracy to defraud (one count)