Woman charged with 13 counts of fraud – Trinidad & Tobago
A 38-year-old woman was granted bail in the sum of $100,000 with a surety by Justice of the Peace Oliver Boodhu after she was charged with fraud.
Nicole George, who was charged with 13 counts of obtaining goods by use of dishonoured cheques in the sum of $850,868 is expected to appear before the Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court a week ago.
On August 30, 2021 the co-owner of a Sangre Grande hardware reported that a woman allegedly purchased a quantity of goods and services from the hardware using a series of cheques as payments. The cheques, however, after being deposited were returned dishonoured. The hardware owner attempted to have the payments honoured by the woman, but was unsuccessful.
Charged with 13 offences of fraud Trinidad & Tobago Express Newspapers
WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was arrested last month at a Moscow airport after Russia authorities said a search of her luggage revealed vape cartridges.
The Russian Customs Service said Saturday that the cartridges were identified as containing oil derived from cannabis, which could carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. The customs service identified the person arrested as a player for the U.S. women’s team and did not specify the date of her arrest. Russian media reported the player was Griner, and her agent, Lindsay Kagawa Colas, did not dispute those reports.
“We are aware of the situation with Brittney Griner in Russia and are in close contact with her, her legal representation in Russia, her family, her teams, and the WNBA and NBA,” Kagawa Colas said Saturday. “As this is an ongoing legal matter, we are not able to comment further on the specifics of her case but can confirm that as we work to get her home…” Read more.