Four brought up on fraud charges

Krispintina Munnings, Duran Elvardo Mackey (black jacket) and Jamarias King (blue shirt) are escorted to court for arraignment on fraud charges.

A stoic Krispintina Munnings appeared before Magistrate Derrance Rolle Davis yesterday and charged with 25 counts of fraud. She is accused of stealing more than $15,000 from several RBC ATMs throughout the capital between Friday, February 2, and Tuesday, February 5, this year.

She was also charged with six counts of fraud by false pretenses, four counts of the acquisition of the proceeds of criminal conduct and four counts of laundering the proceeds of criminal conduct.

Munnings, who remained composed throughout the proceedings, pleaded not guilty to the charges and opted to have her case tried in the Magistrates Court. She was remanded to the Department of Corrections and is expected back in court on March 19 for trial.

Duran Elavrdo Mackey, Jamarias King, and Crispen Johnson also appeared before the judge.

It is alleged that Mackey, between Saturday, February 10, and Tuesday, February 13, stole $5,750 from RBC ATMs in four separate incidents in Cable Beach, Old Fort Bay and Caves Villages. He was also charged with one count of fraud by false pretenses and another for the acquisition of the proceeds of crime collectively totaling $12,000. He pleaded not guilty to all the charges and was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

Crispen Johnson, white shirt, is escorted into court yesterday.

King, was charged with stealing $3,000 from the RBC account of Theodore Taylor on Monday, January 29, two counts of fraud by false pretenses, one count of the acquisition of the proceeds of criminal conduct and one count of laundering the proceeds of criminal conduct. He too was remanded and is expected back in court March 19 for trial.

Johnson, was charged with two counts of stealing nearly $3,000 from RBC between Wednesday, November 29, and Thursday, November 30. He was also charged with one count of fraud, one count of laundering the proceeds of criminal conduct and one count of the acquisition of the proceeds of crime. he also pleaded not guilty to the charges and will return to court on March 14 for trial.