Manchester, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Manchester Official Sanjay Elliot, Entire Family Charged in J$92M Fraud Scheme: Sanjay Elliot, acting deputy superintendent of roads for the Manchester Municipal Corporation, along with his wife, Tasha-Gay Goulbourne-Elliot, his father Elwardo and his mother, Myrtle, were picked up in a series of early morning raids on Wednesday.
The four have been charged under the Proceeds of Crimes Act with money laundering offences. They have since been released on bail, and are scheduled to appear before the court on July 26.
The raids were conducted jointly by the Financial Investigations Division (FID) and the Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA).
The FID confirmed that Sanjay Elliot and his father have been charged with possession of criminal property and engaging in a transaction that involves criminal property.
Elwardo Elliot was also charged with facilitating the retention of criminal property, and Tasha-Gay Goulbourne Elliot and her mother-in-law have both been charged with facilitating retention of criminal property.
Original investigations indicated that Sanjay Elliott was part of a J$9 million dollar fraud scheme, but further investigations revealed that over J$92 million dollars were involved.
A number of other persons connected to the Corporation have also been implicated.