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Sales rep charged with embezzlement granted bail

Published:Friday | September 11, 2015 | 3:53 PM

Sales representative, Sharlene Rookwood, who is charged with embezzlement, is to return to court on September 25.

On Wednesday, the 31-year-old St Catherine resident appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court and was granted bail in the sum of $100,000 with surety.

It is being alleged that between February and August, Rookwood, who was employed to an insurance company in Kingston, collected over $500,000 on the behalf of her employer.

It is alleged that she failed to pay over the sums.

A report was then made to the police.