Thursday 18 October, 2018

Hanover man held on lotto scamming-related extradition warrant

Twenty-two-year-old Oraine Gray, an electrician of Haughton Grove district in Ramble, Hanover was arrested at his home by members of the Lottery Scam Task Force (LSTF), Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team (JFAT), supported by United States law enforcement officers, on Thursday, September 20.

Reports are that between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., a special operation was carried out in the Ramble area in the parish.

Gray is wanted on a warrant of extradition in the United States of America for the following lottery scamming-related offences:

•             Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

•             Conspiracy to Defraud

•             Attempt Mail Fraud

•             Obtaining Money by False Pretence; and

•             Money Laundering

Lottery scamming paraphernalia, including electronic devices and lead sheets, were reportedly seized during the operation.

Gray is expected to be brought to court sometime next week for an extradition hearing.

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