A 41-year-old woman who allegedly pretended to be an employee of the Ministry of Social Development and stole over $30,000 from several people allegedly promising to help them with grants for their babies and home repairs was denied bail by a San Fernando magistrate on Thursday.
Lisa Michelle Guyadeen, of Penal was charged with four counts of larceny amounting to $33,450. The charges read to her alleged that she stole the money from four people during the period March 2017 and July 2017. She was charged with larceny of $12,000, $18,000, $3,000 and $450 after being arrested by police officers of the Fraud Squad during an anti crime exercise in the Southern Division between December 5 to 7.
The matter was adjourned to today, and transferred to the Siparia Magistrates’ Court.