Lodge woman accused of fraud

Denise Lovell

A Lodge woman was yesterday granted her release on a total of $300,000 bail by a city court after she denied two fraud charges.

Security officer Denise Lovell, 46, pleaded not guilty to the first charge, which stated that between November 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, being entrusted with $320,000 by Rhonda James to deposit same into James’ New Building Society savings account, she fraudulently converted the money.

It was further alleged that between February 1 and June 30, 2017, being solely entrusted with $125,000 by James, in order to deposit same into James’ and Wanita Forde’s New Building Society mortgage account, she fraudulently converted the money.

Denise Lovell

Lovell also denied this charge.

No details in relation to the matter were presented and the prosecutor made no objection to bail being granted.

As a result, Lovell was granted $150,000 bail on each charge. The matters will be called again on September 25.


Independent third party must check oil revenues

The chairman of Trinidad’s transparency group says that it  is imperative that an independent third party check revenues from the company extracting oil and the subsequent flows to the government.

ExxonMobil faces fresh tax avoidance allegations in Australia

Even as ExxonMobil announced that it doesn’t expect to pay any corporate taxes to the Australian government until 2021 after an already five-year tax hiatus, the company has  been accused of generating billions in revenue in that country  but using subsidiaries in a scheme designed to avoid paying its dues.

WPA should consider urgently whether to remain in APNU, coalition government

In the wake of the state-owned Guyana Chronicle’s termination of David Hinds and Lincoln Lewis as columnists, WPA executive member Tacuma Ogunseye says that party should urgently put on its agenda whether it should stay in the APNU alliance and the coalition government.

People pressure led to release of oil contracts

President of Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc (TIGI), Troy Thomas says he believes that it was pressure from the people that saw “the unprecedented” release of oil contracts by the government.

Quality of police samples has improved – forensic lab head

The Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory (GFSL) has spent a substantial amount of time training police investigators in various aspects of evidence collection and submission and this has resulted in a significant improvement in the quality of samples sent for testing, the facility’s Director Delon France says.


Not Ready to Subscribe ?

You can still join over other 15,000 subscribers and receive FREE breaking news alerts as they happen and the morning brief featuring top stories of the day. 

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

We built stabroeknews.com using new technology. This makes our website faster, more feature rich and easier to use for 95% of our readers.
Unfortunately, your browser does not support some of these technologies. Click the button below and choose a modern browser to receive our intended user experience.

Update my browser now