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Peniston man hit with 40 counts of deception

Peniston man hit with 40 counts of deception

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A total of 40 charges have now been laid against 31-year-old Tedroy McCree, a Peniston man who is alleged to have duped persons into believing that he was recruiting workers for a popular cruise line.

After being in police custody for about four weeks, McCree, whose Preliminary Inquiry is expected to begin today at the Serious Offences Court, was hit with 13 additional charges when he appeared in court yesterday, Monday, September 12.

He was charged that between January 31 and March 1 at Hopewell, by deception, he dishonestly obtained $175 in cash from Andre John of Richland Park and that between April 30 and June 1, he also dishonestly obtained $425 from John.{{more}}

Two more charges of deception say that on June 3 at Kingstown, he dishonestly obtained $500 and also $450 from Roseclaire Spencer of Redemption Sharpes. It is also alleged that on June 25 and July 11, 2016 at Kingstown, he dishonestly obtained a total sum of $1,250 from Spencer by deception.

Further, McCree was charged that on August 19, 2016 at Kingstown by deception, he dishonestly obtained $530 from Isaiah Williams of Bequia and also $175 on July 2 at Cemetery Hill. He also faces two additional charges, that on July 14 at Kingstown, by deception, he dishonestly obtained US$50 and EC$650 from Williams.

McCree was further charged that on August 5 at Kingstown, by deception, he dishonestly obtained $850 from Mariah King of Diamonds.

The alleged scammer was also charged that on August 2 at Kingstown, he dishonestly obtained $445 from Alika King of Diamonds and between June 20, 2016 and August 1 at Kingstown he further obtained $175 from King.

He was not allowed to plead, as the combined charges are indictable.

McCree first appeared before the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on August 22, when he was charged that on May 16, 2016 at Stubbs, by deception, he dishonestly obtained EUR300 in cash from Vradick Richards. McCree was also charged that between May 18 and 31 at Union Island he dishonestly obtained EC$600 in cash from Richards.

On August 29, 2016, three additional deception charges were laid on him. McCree was charged that between February 1 and 29 at Hopewell, by deception, he dishonestly obtained $175 from Shandell McKree. He was also charged that between March 1 and 31 at Kingstown, by deception, he dishonestly obtained $315 from Bertram Ambris of Layou. Further, he was charged that on July 21 at Kingstown, by deception, he dishonestly obtained $175 from Jassyll Alexander of Old Montrose.

According to the investigating officer Corporal 740 Bion Duncan, McCree now has 40 charges, while 60 persons are assisting the police with the investigations. (AS)

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