Technician slapped with fraud charge

first_imgAfter leaving Guyana for some months, a 53-year-old was arrested shortly after returning and hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a fraud charge.Wayne Foster stood before Magistrate Judy Latchman on Monday and denied that on January 25, 2018 while he was in the vicinity of George and Bent Streets, Wortmanville, Georgetown, he was solely entrusted by Trevor Brummel with $720,000 to buy an ice machine. However, he reportedly converted the money to his own use and benefit.In an attempt to defend himself, the East La Penitence, Georgetown man told the court that himself and the Virtual Complainant had accumulated monies together to buy the machine, but had encountered difficulties in getting the machine to Guyana from Trinidad.However, the prosecution is contending that the defendant left Guyana after he took the cash from Brummell. After listening to the prosecution, Foster asked the court for a chance to reimburse the money. He was released on $150,000 bail, and the case scheduled to continue on November 12, 2018.last_img read more