TTPS: Three charged with money laundering offences were granted bail by a Justice of the Peace.

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• Two men and a woman, charged with a total of 67 counts of Money Laundering, were granted bail totalling $2.1 million dollars by a Justice of the Peace (JP).

AMELIA MAHARAJ, was charged with 48 counts of money laundering and one count of conspiracy to defraud a financial institution. She was granted bail in the sum of $900,000.

• TERRANCE SANKAR was charged with 14 counts of money laundering. He was granted bail in the sum of $800,000.

• RAKESH RAHIM was charged with 5 counts of money laundering. He was granted bail in the sum of $400,000.

• The three accused are expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate on September 13th, 2022.

• These charges occurred from activities during the period Thursday 9th May, 2019 to Tuesday 13th August, 2019, where a former female employee of a financial institution allegedly processed several transactions totalling $530,000 from a customer’s account without authorization.

• A report on the matter was made to the police and investigations were conducted by the Financial Investigations Branch.

• The trio were charged pursuant to advice received from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

• The investigation was spearheaded by Senior Superintendent Wendell Lucas, supervised by Woman Inspector Mc Kenzie, Sergeant Samuel and Legal Counsel Cpl Mings and included several other investigators of the Branch.

• Charges were laid by Financial Investigator PC Alexander./

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