Thursday 16 July, 2020

Former credit union employee charged with larceny, fraud

A woman, formerly employed as a clerk at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Credit Union Co-Operative Society Ltd, was expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on Friday, charged with fraud.

Joseann Berkley was reportedly charged with one count of larceny servant totalling $63,034 and four counts of falsification of accounts between May 11, 2016 and December 12, 2016.

The 23-year-old of Success Village, Laventille, was charged by PC Lennie Mc Queen of the Fraud Squad on June 7 following investigations into allegations that while she was employed as a clerk at the Barataria Branch of the Credit Union, she conducted four unauthorized transactions where funds totalling $63,034 were transferred into her account.

Following an audit conducted at the branch, the Fraud Squad was contacted.

The accused was arrested on June 6, 2018.

Investigations were led by acting Senior Supt Totaram Dookhie and included acting ASP Kent Ghisyawan and Insp Ramdhanie Dipchand.

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