WHAT! Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson scammed!

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police-commissioner-antony-anderson-photo-1.jpgFormer National Security Advisor and now Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson had his credit card cloned, but the alleged perpetrator is now before the courts.

Forty-four-year-old businessman, Earl Hobins, had his bail extended when he appeared in the St Andrew Parish Court last Thursday to answer to a charge of having benefited from the cloning the credit card of

Hobins has been charged with defrauding General Anderson, with more than $1 million having been reportedly taken from his account.

Anderson took office as Police Commissioner on March 19, 2018.

Fraud Squad detectives began their probe in February of this year after it was discovered that the former Chief of Defence Staff, who was then the National Security Advisor to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, had been defrauded.

Investigators said the illegal activities with the card began on February 22.

According to the police, unscrupulous persons cloned Anderson's credit card and stole $1.3 million over a period of seven days.

The investigators said a man and a woman created two cloned cards from Anderson's card, which were used to purchase appliances, car parts and hair, among other items.

Following investigations, Hobins was arrested and charged on March 9.