Agents for alleged Ponzi scheme charged with money laundering

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Aubrey Norton and Martina Seepersaud, two agents working for Accelerated Capital Firm Inc (ACFI), which is alleged to have been operating a Ponzi scheme, were charged on Thursday with laundering millions of dollars that they collected by purchasing properties.

Norton and Seepersaud were charged with the offence of money laundering, contrary to Section 3 (1) (a) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Act, in what the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) said was the first ever instance of such charges being laid in the country.

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