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Alleged St James lottery scammers charged

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 9:41 AM

Members of the Lottery Scam Task Force carried out special operations in Norwood, St James which resulted in the arrest and charge of two men for breaches of the so-called lottery scamming act on Tuesday.

Charged with possession of identity information are 27-year-old Sheldon Colquhoun, otherwise called ‘Shoppy’, of Blood Lane, and 26-year-old electrician Nasville Prince Reynolds, otherwise called ‘Jassy’, of Hendon Norwood, both in the parish.

A court date is to be set.

The police report that between 11:50 a.m. and 1:55 p.m. a team carried out a search of two premises.

During a search of Colquhoun’s premises numerous Microsoft, PDF and Excel files were seen populated with names, addresses, and telephone numbers of persons living overseas.

During a search of Reynolds' premises, a white I-Phone 6S was found.

It was analysed and found to contain evidence of probative value.  

They were both arrested.

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