Friday 19 July, 2019

UPDATE: Romanians on money laundering charges remanded

Members of the Fraud Squad have arrested and formally charged a Romanian national and a Romanian / Jamaican national for a number of Fraud related offences.

They are Romanian national Constantin Ursu 28 years, and Romanian/Jamaican national Andre Harvey, 31 years.

The offences were committed on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Andre Harvey has been charged for:

·     Going equipped for criminal deception (1 count)

·     Money Laundering ( 2 counts)

Constantin Ursu has been charged for:

·     Money laundering (1 count).

They are both expected to appear before the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court today, Saturday, January 28, 2017.

[Update: 6:30pm]

The Romanian national, Constantin Ursu 28 years, and Jamaican with Romanian citizenship Andre Harvey 31 years, who were arrested and formally charged by members of the Fraud Squad for a number of Fraud-related offences, committed Wednesday, January 25, 2017, appeared before Magistrate Wayne Clarke in the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court today, Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Harvey and Ursu were found in possession with a large quantity of cash, and ATM Cards after police acted on information received. They were charged for the following offences:

Andre Harvey has been charged for:

·Going equipped for criminal deception (1 count)

·Money Laundering (2 counts)

Constantin Ursu has been charged for:

Money laundering (1 count)

They were both remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds.

Harvey is expected to reappear in the Holetown Magistrate Court January 31, 2017.

Then Harvey and Ursu will reappear in the District ‘C’ Court February 2, 2017.

[Update: January 31, 9:29 pm]

Two men will face time in jail for fraud.

Jamaican National Andre Harvey 31 years, who along with The Romania National Constantin Ursu 28 years, were both arrested and charged by members of the Fraud Squad for a number of Fraud-related offences, committed Wednesday the 25th day of January 2017, and were both remanded to prison.

Harvey reappeared in the Holetown Magistrate Court before Magistrate Wanda Blair on Tuesday the 31st of January 2017, where he pleaded guilty to the offences of:

  • Going equipped for criminal deception (1 count)
  • Money Laundering ( 2 counts)

Harvey was sentenced to 6 months in prison for each offence to run concurrently.

Harvey and Ursu, who were found in possession with a large quantity of cash, and ATM Cards after police acted on information received. 

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