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St Andrew attorney arrested, charged in fraudulent property deal

Published:Wednesday | September 9, 2020 | 6:28 PM
The attorney, Calvin Rose, is to appear before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Tuesday, October 6.

Sixty-four-year-old attorney-at-law Calvin Rose has been charged with fraud-related offences after a year-long probe into allegations that he forged a will to obtain a personal benefit.

The police say Rose, who is from Irish Town, St Andrew has been charged with forgery and uttering forged documents.

According to the police, in May 2019, investigators started a probe after a complaint that in 2018, Rose forged a will and submitted it for probating at the Supreme Court.

The police say properties were transferred to Rose on the basis of the will, however, the signatures of the deceased and the witnesses were allegedly forged.

The investigation, which ran for more than a year, culminated on Tuesday when Rose was charged after being interviewed by detectives in the presence of his attorney.

He is to appear before the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court on Tuesday, October 6.

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