Two arraigned on fraud charges

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Carroll Burrows, 40, and Juan Adderley, 28, were arraigned on Wednesday before Judge Kara Turnquest- Deveaux on charges of fraud.

Carroll Burrows of Oxford Avenue was charged with possession of a forged document with the intent to defraud, uttering a forged document and possession of a forged document.

Burrows was allegedly holding a forged Royal Bank of Canada  (RBC) check on Wednesday Nov. 21, drawn on a Cable Bahamas account and made payable to a Thomas Rolle in the amount of $7,000.

On Thursday, Nov. 22, Burrows allegedly held another RBC check in the amount of $10,000 drawn on a Cable Bahamas account, and made payable to a Theodore Knowles.

Burrows was also charged with possession of a forged document with the intent to defraud, uttering a forged document and fraud by false pretenses.

The 40-year-old was also charged with two counts of money laundering, as he knowingly acquired $7,000 from RBC on Mackey Street on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and another $10,000 from the same branch on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Burrows continued his alleged crimes with Juan Adderley of Victoria Gardens on Friday, Nov. 23. It is claimed that they both held a $10,000 forged RBC check which was drawn on a Cable Bahamas account and made payable to a Ronald Cartwright.

They were both charged with possession of a forged document with the intent to defraud, uttering a forged document and attempted fraud by false pretences.

Both Burrows and Adderley pleaded not guilty to all charges, were not granted bail and were remanded to the Bahamas Department of Corrections.

Their cases were adjourned until Feb. 20 and Feb. 21,  2019.

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