Miner accused of forging gold declaration for duty-free concession

A miner was yesterday charged with forging and uttering a gold declaration in order to obtain a duty-free concession for a vehicle.

Leroy Vanderhyden, 30, denied the allegations that between April 12 and April 30, 2013, he forged a gold declaration purporting that he had sold raw gold to Mohammed’s Enterprise. He then later went to the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment with the document and presented it to a Ministry official.

His final goal, Prosecutor Michael Grant said, was to gain a duty-free  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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