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Dancehall artiste, another man charged for alleged lottery scamming

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2024 | 6:20 PM
MOCA says during a search of Stewart’s premises, several items associated with lottery scamming, including multiple technological devices used in defrauding individuals overseas, were seized. - Contributed photo

The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) has arrested and charged 29-year-old dancehall artiste Tevin Parker, popularly known as Big$en, and 29-year-old Rajae Stewart for their alleged involvement in lottery scamming.

MOCA says Parker, who is of a Stony Hill, St Andrew, address was arrested on Friday.

It says Parker was found with two associates at a residence where a detailed search revealed lead lists, bank cards and other lottery scamming paraphernalia.

He was charged with possession of identity information and possession of access devices.

MOCA says his associates have been released pending further investigations.

Meanwhile, Stewart, was apprehended on Wednesday after MOCA agents, alongside officers from the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Specialised Operations Unit, went to a location in Cedar Grove Estate in Portmore, St Catherine, to execute an operation.

MOCA says during a search of Stewart's premises, several items associated with lottery scamming, including multiple technological devices used in defrauding individuals overseas, were seized.

Stewart was later charged with breaches of the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transactions) (Special Provisions) Act.

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