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65-year-old Clarendon man among three charged with fraud

Published:Tuesday | October 27, 2015 | 10:25 PM

Police attached to the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch have arrested and charged three men, including an elderly man for various offences under the Larceny and Forgery Acts.

Sixty-five-year-old Vernon Miller of Water Lane, Clarendon has been charged with Obtaining Money by False Pretence, while 39-year-old Andre Poorman of Chantilly district in Westmoreland has been charged with Obtaining Money by False Pretence and Conspiracy to Defraud.

Meanwhile, 37-year-old Patrick Anthony Williams, of Park Lane, Kingston 19 is charged with Forgery and Uttering Forged Documents.

Reports are that Miller is charged with allegedly falsely acting as an agent in the sale of a house and accepting a $1.5 million down payment.

Poorman reportedly fraudulently accepted $4 million after placing an advertisement for a motor car.

Williams was arrested and charged after he applied for and was issued with a Tax Payer Registration Number in the name ‘Patrick Sylvester Williams’.