Legal professional desires DPP to evaluation case towards retired chartered accountant Geoffrey Messado | Information

The Workplace of the Director of Public Prosecutions has been requested to evaluation the matter towards retired chartered accountant Geoffrey Messado to see if there’s a viable case towards him.

He’s collectively charged along with his spouse disbarred attorney-at-law Jennifer Messado with false pretence.

Queen’s Counsel Peter Champagnie, who was not too long ago employed to characterize the husband, instructed the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Courtroom in the present day that he had written to the DPP’s workplace outlining intimately why his shopper ought to not be charged for any offenses.

Champagne identified that the police, earlier than charging his shopper, didn’t benefit from authorized recommendation from the workplace.

The clerk of the courts confirmed that the DPP’s workplace was written to and extra time was vital for an evaluation of the case.

Bail was prolonged for each accused by senior parish choose Lori-Ann Cole-Montague and they’re to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Courtroom on September 15.

They’re charged with two counts of acquiring cash by false pretence and 4 counts of forgery arising from a enterprise transaction with businessman Lauriston Stewart in 2018.

Legal professional-at-law Neco Pagon is showing with Champagnie.

Legal professional-at-law Christopher Townsend is representing the spouse.

She can be going through prices for allegedly fleecing dancehall entertainer Mavado, whose actual title is David Brooks, of greater than $30 million arising from an actual property transaction in 2017.

The trial has been set for September 12.

– Barbara Gayle

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