Police Charge Sixth Person In Money Laundering Case
Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 21, 2020 (RSCNPF): The Police formally arrested and charged Sergeant Fitzroy Morton for the offences of Forgery and Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering on October 19, 2020. Sergeant Morton served as the Assistant Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Police Cooperative Credit Union (PCCU). His arrest results from investigations into fraudulent payments made from the Severance Payment Fund to four (4) former employees of the PCCU. The individuals were employed at the PCCU during the period in which the offences were committed. The offences were committed in 2020 between March 01 and May 13.
He has since been granted bail in the sum of $60,000 with two (2) sureties for his appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate’s Court on December 07, 2020. His bail conditions are that: (1) he should have no contact with PCCU employees unless it relates to business; (2) he is to surrender his passport; and (3) he is to report to the Cayon Police Station on Mondays and Fridays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.