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Five charged with lottery scamming offences following 2013 operations

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2016 | 5:58 PM

The police say they have now charged five people who were arrested following a series of anti-lottery scamming operations in Hanover and St James in May 2013.

The five, who are all from western Jamaica, have been charged with lottery scamming offences in connection with the fleecing of approximately US$5,500 (J$650,000) from two American citizens.

They are:
1. Kimberly Williams, 29, of Hopewell, Hanover
2. Romain Jones, 28, of Green Island, Hanover
3. Mark Davy, 35, of Logwood, Hanover
4. Sheldon Binns, 33, of Green Island, Hanover
5. Shericka Brown, 24, of Hampden Land, Trelawny

All five have been charged with conspiracy to obtain property, while Davy is facing the additional charges of possession of ganja and dealing in ganja.

Brown is booked to appear in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, June 1, while the others will appear in the Lucea Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, June 7.