GRA ready to prosecute ex-cashier for allegedly embezzling $300M

– Sattaur

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is ready to prosecute former cashier Gregory Alistair Ewan Barnes, accused of embezzling hundreds of  millions, when he returns to Guyana after legal proceedings in the United States of America, GRA Commis-sioner-General Khurshid Sattaur said yesterday.

After a traffic stop in upstate New York on February 24 for expired registration and illegal tinted windows, a computer check on Barnes’ licence revealed there was an active warrant through Interpol for his arrest since 2010. Barnes is suspected of embezzling somewhere between $6 million to $300 million from the GRA.Sattaur told reporters yesterday that after Barnes faces legal proceedings in the US and returns to Guyana, the GRA will ensure he is charged …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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