Lawyer appears in court on fraud charges

Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 14:30

A 76-year-old lawyer was granted bail after appearing before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate yesterday, Thursday 6th April, 2017, charged with fraudulent conversion.

Wilston Campbell, of Guapo, Fyzabad, who stood before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar, was not called upon to plead, as the charge was laid indictably. 

Campbell, was arrested and charged on Wednesday 5th April, 2017, by Cpl Toney of the Fraud Squad, for fraudulently converting over $132,000, sometime between August 18th, 2014 and April 5th, 2017.

Bail was set at $75,000, to be approved by a Clerk of the Peace. 

The matter has been transferred to San Fernando Magistrates’ Court and adjourned to Wednesday 12th April, 2017.

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