Two St. James police have now confirmed that criminal charges have been laid against two men who were taken into custody by detectives attached to the Lottery Scam Task Force, during an operation carried out at Bogue Village, in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday, January 31st.
Facing charges of possession of identity information are, 27-year-old, Cameron Waite, unemployed of Bogue Hill Drive, in Montego Bay, and 37-year-old, Damion Whyte, Higgler of a Kingston address.
Our news team learned that both accused are booked to appear in the St James Parish Court on Wednesday, March 27th.
Reports by the police are that the operation which started 5:30 a.m., and lasted up to 9:00 a.m., last Thursday, saw officers from the Lottery Scam task Force carrying out an operation at a section of Bogue Village, in Montego Bay, St James.
During the operation, a house occupied by Whyte and Waite was searched, and items such as cell phones, laptops and several lead sheets with the names, addresses and telephone numbers of persons living overseas were seized.
Both men were taken into custody and subsequently charged on Saturday.