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Alleged Hanover lottery scammer wanted in US arrested

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 3:15 PM

Twenty-two-year-old Oraine Gray, an electrician of Haughton Grove district in Ramble, Hanover, who is wanted in the United States on lottery scamming-related charges, has been arrested.

Gray was accosted at his house this morning by members of the Lottery Scam Task Force and Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team, with support from US law enforcement officers.

The police say Gray is wanted on an extradition warrant for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, conspiracy to defraud, attempted mail fraud, obtaining money by false pretence and money laundering.

According to the police, lottery scamming paraphernalia including electronic devices and lead sheets were seized during the operation.

They say he is expected to be brought to court next week for an extradition hearing.

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