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Ian Lyn being sought by Fraud Squad detectives

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2015 | 4:33 PM

Former president of the Jamaica Used Car Dealers Association Ian Lyn is now being sought for questioning by investigators at the Police Fraud Squad.

In the meantime, Daren Blake a director of Lyn's car-selling business Carmax, has been taken into police custody.

Superintendent Anthony McClaughlin, who heads the Police Fraud Squad, told The Gleaner/Power 106 News that more than 20 people have come forward with allegations that Blake sold motor vehicles on their behalf but did not turn over the proceeds from the sales.

According to McLaughlin, the complainants include politicians, executives and members of the security forces.

He said Blake who was taken into custody today was this afternoon questioned in the presence of his attorney and will be charged with fraudulent conversion.

McLaughlin said Blake will be kept in police custody.

He also revealed that Blake has five similar cases before the Corporate Area Criminal Court and had been out on bail.