Attorney Jennifer Messado on additional fraud charges

Friday, May 25, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that another criminal charge has been laid against prominent attorney-at-law Jennifer Messado in relation to a separate case of fraud.

This arrest comes just two weeks after she was arrested following allegations that she tried to sell properties owned by a church without the owner's consent.

Messado was again arrested today and charged with uttering a forged documents and attempting to obtain money by means of forged documents.

Lawmen said she was offered bail in the sum of $100,000 and is to return to court on June 1.

Assistant Commissioner of Police and head of the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch Fitz Bailey at the time of the first arrest disclosed that the well-known real estate attorney was under investigation in relation to at least seven other real estate transactions, however he was unable to provide details about those allegations.

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