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Man charged for breaching Lottery Scam Act further remanded

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2013 | 9:35 AM

A man who has been charged for breaches of the Lottery Scam Act has been further remanded.



Twenty-four year-old Kemarley Ballentine was remanded in custody when he appeared in the St Catherine Resident Magistrate’s Court yesterday.



Ballentine, who is from Annotto Bay in St Mary, was arrested on July 31 in Old Harbour, St Catherine for breaching the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) (Special Provisions) Act.



The police say on July 31 investigators from the Major Organized Crime and Anti-corruption Agency carried out a special operation in New Harbour Village in Old Harbour, St Catherine.



They say during a search Ballentine was found with lottery scamming paraphernalia and was subsequently arrested and charged.



He is scheduled to reappear in court on August 30.



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