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The arrest of Lyndon Langdon

Lyndon Langdon -charged with fraud

A 40-year old mas band leader in Grenada has been charged with Fraud by members of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in connection with an incident in December 2022.

Lyndon Langdon appeared in the St George’s Magistrate’s Court on Friday to face a charge of Fraud by false pretense of cash amounting to EC$286,326.69 and money laundering.

Langdon’s arrest followed a complaint filed against him by a Grenadian-born woman Charlene Swales who lives in the United Kingdom about monies handed over to him to build a house for her at Egmont in south St George.

THE NEW TODAY understands that the cash given to Langdon was a 10 percent deposit to start the construction of her home.

According to the information provided to FIU, the complainant got to knew Langdon, while he was employed with a prestigious local construction company that was engaged in several major projects on the island.

Swales told FIU officers that she knows the defendant and because he used to work with the construction company he claimed to be also a building contractor and she gave him the money to build her house at Egmont.

Langdon who is originally from Annandale but lives at Golf Course is also the owner of ORO mass band.

The Quantity Surveyor appeared in court alongside his attorney-at-law Ruggles Ferguson, KC and was granted bail in the sum of EC$150,000 with 2 sureties.

The accused will make his second court appearance on October 20.

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