Jamaica: $500K bail for alleged bank scammer

One of five persons accused of being part of a scamming network which targeted bank accounts was granted bail yesterday in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court.

Ortolan Powell was granted bail with conditions yesterday in the sum of $500,000.

His co-accused are Douglas Walker, Nasha Rolle, Romaine Barrett, and Travis Wilson. They are charged with possession of identity information, distributing identity information, and conspiracy to defraud.

Powell was represented by attorney Patrick Bailey.

Powell and his co-accused will return to court on February 15 for plea and case management, where it is expected that bail applications for the others will be heard.



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