No. 60 Monday, March 1, 2010
A St. James teen charged for duping several persons into turning over their cash with a view to providing them with various items such as motor cars, appliances and computers, is making effort to make full restitution.

   Damion Heath, 19, of Tucker, St. James appeared before the Montego Bay RM court on Thursday, February 25 to answer to a charge of obtaining money by means of false pretence.
   When the matter was called up for mention, he handed over $8,500 to the court.
   He had his bail extended until March 12, at which time it is expected that he will have additional funds available.
   It is alleged that Heath entered into an agreement with the complainants and managed to convince them to hand over money after promising to provide them with the above-mentioned items.
   According to police reports, between December 2008 and January 2010, the complainants handed over a total sum of $44,000 and to date they have not received the items.
   The matter was reported to the Area One fraud Squad and Heath was arrested and charged.

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