Trinidadian jailed for fraud conspiracy, overstaying

first_img– claims he “lost track of time” in GuyanaA Trinidadian designer now faces two years in jail after pleading guilty to forgery and immigration charges at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday morning.Arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan was Daniel Ali, 32, who admitted to the charge which read that between January 3, 2017 and May 19, 2017, he conspired with persons to forge one Guyana driver’s licence in favour of himself bearing the name of Seelall Madiah, purporting to show that it had been issued by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).In addition, he pleaded guilty to the charge which stated that on March 23, 2017 at the Central Immigration and Passport Office, for the purposes of procuring a passport, he signed a declaration in the name of Seelall Madiah, knowing same to be false.Finally, between June 23, 2014 and May 20, 2017, he failed to comply with conditions subject to which any permit had been granted, that is to say having been permitted to stay from December 24, 2013 to June 23, 2014, he overstayed the said period.Based on the prosecution’s facts, the defendant arrived in the country via the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on December 24, 2013 and was given permission to stay in the jurisdiction until June 23, 2014. It is alleged that Ali visited the Central Immigration and Passport Office on March 15, 2017 to apply for a Guyanese passport and checks revealed that he had overstayed for a period of two years. Moreover, Ali had allegedly presented documents bearing the name of Seelall Madiah, but upon the launch of an investigation it was discovered that his correct name was Daniel Ali.Prosecutor Arvin Moore related that the man was subsequently arrested and charged with the offences.Ali had reportedly told officials that the licence was sold to him by someone he knew only as “Ryan” for some $200,000. He also told the court on Tuesday that he was aware that the licence was fake and not issued by the GRA.When the Magistrate asked him why he overstayed, Ali said, “I lost track of time…”, while readily admitting to the offences and apologising for his actions.The designer was fined $30,000 for overstaying and sentenced to one year each in relation to the conspiracy and signing to a written declaration using a false name respectively. These jail terms will run consecutively.Guyana Times understands that Ali is reportedly wanted for fraud and larceny back in his home country of Trinidad and Tobago. (Paula Gomes)last_img read more

Manchester United have ‘offered €60m’ for Serie A ace

first_imgManchester United have made a bid for Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar, with the Red Devils still wanting to bolster a frail defensive line that has cost them at times this season despite their revived form of late.Skriniar is a player that Jose Mourinho was interested in during his time in Manchester, and he tried to sign the 23-year old throughout the summer transfer window before the start of the 2018/19 season. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Milan Skriniar Factfile REVEALED MONEY Name: Milan SkriniarBorn: February, 11, 1995 in Ziar Nad Hronom, SlovakiaInter career: 53 games, 4 goalsIndividual Honours: UEFA European Under-21 championship, Team of the Tournament 2017 REPLY Nothing materialised, however, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodwood not backing the move, leaving Mourinho an even more disgruntled figure at the lack of business being made.However, Italian outlet TuttoMercatoWeb claim that a bid has been made for Skriniar from United – though it is not clarified when the offer was submitted.The £54million (€60m) bid falls short of Inter’s £81million (€90m) valuation of the defender, however.Since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge on a temporary basis, United have impressively won every game but not yet been tested against one of the big six.That will all change this Sunday as they face an in-form Tottenham team at Wembley – which we will cover with a live match-day blog available on talkSPORT.com – but are these rumours concrete and will United sign Milan, from Milan? REVEALED BEST OF RANKED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury The Baby-faced Assassin was the ‘chosen one’ to replace the Special One, Mourinho, in December, winning five games in a row (4 Premier League, 1 FA Cup) – the first time this has been done by a new manager in United’s history.Solskjaer has made it clear that despite being the caretaker manager, he wants a say with the board in transfer targets in January and potentially the summer, Skriniar is one of those individuals.“They’ve got the targets, but I have not sat down to discuss that yet.” Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ At 23, Skriniar is one of the break-out star defenders in Europe, making his way into the Inter first team early in the 2017/18 season Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade ADVICE Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move no dice Latest Transfer News Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars 1 shining Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions These targets will most likely all be defenders with Skriniar being joined by long term target Harry Maguire, of Leicester, and Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld.last_img read more