64-year-old attorney on fraud charge

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charged.jpgAnother attorney - Anthony Pearson, was arrested and charged yesterday by detectives from the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (CTOC) following allegations that he defrauded one of his clients of more than $3-million.

It's reported that Pearson sold a property on behalf of his client for $6.5 million and reportedly paid half of the money to the client, but failed to hand over the balance.

The 64 year old attorney, who has been charged with fraudulent conversion, is scheduled to appear in court on February 28.

He was released on bail amounting to $400-thousand.

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