Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Fake ‘Dr England McCrane’ being sought by Fraud Squad

Investigators from the Fraud Squad are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a woman who is wanted for several crimes stemming from her allegedly posing as a medical doctor in western Jamaica.

The woman has been identified as Alicia Patrice England, who is reportedly known to call herself England McCrane or Dr McCrane.

She is wanted for breaches of the Medical Act and the Larceny Act.

In one case now under investigation by the Fraud Squad, England is alleged to have treated a two-year-old patient, fraudulently wrote prescriptions, and collected hundreds of thousands of dollars as payment.

Several persons in St James are believed to have been victims of the woman’s alleged scam, and investigators suspect that she has moved her operation to the Corporate Area.

Members of the public who may know the whereabouts of Alicia Patrice England are being asked to contact detectives at the Fraud Squad by calling 876-922-2374/876-948-5953, Crime Stop at 311, or 811.

Meanwhile, pharmacists are being asked to maintain vigilance and not to dispense medications prescribed by ‘Dr England McCrane’.

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