Top-up fraud case goes to court

| 09/12/2009

(CNS): An investigation by the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit into the fraudulent use of credit cards to obtain top-up credit for mobile phones via the internet resulted in the arrest of 48-year-old Ortillo Reyes Santiago, a Dominican National, who is due to appear before the courts today (Wednesday 9 December 2009). Police say he has been charged with one count of obtaining property by deception, four counts of transfer of criminal property and four counts of use of criminal property all in contravention of the Proceeds of Crime Law 2008. Police were alerted to the crime in April this year.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or call Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS).

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