ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica -- Detectives assigned to the Area Three Police Division on Monday, December 2, arrested and charged two people in connection with lottery scamming.
Report are that on November 29, at about 5:00 am, cops went to premises at Jerusalem Housing Scheme, Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth occupied by Tafari Haddad and Denise Sutherland where they carried out a search.
The two were taken into custody after the search revealed a book containing names, addresses, phone numbers and social security numbers of people living in the United States of America.
Other paraphernalia related to lottery scamming were also discovered during the search, the police say.
Subsequently, 19-year-old Haddad and 36-year-old Sutherland were charged for: Possession of identity information; Using premises to possess identity information; Obtaining money by means of false pretence; and Conspiracy to obtaining money.
Both are to appear in the Santa Cruz Resident Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, December 5.