Wednesday, 19 June 2013 20:30

Man Arrested in Jamaican Fraud Case

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Man Arrested in Jamaican Fraud Case

MISSISSIPPI - A Jamaican man has been arrested in Mississippi, in connection with alleged fraud reports from Bath, Maine.

33-year-old Damion Aljunior Hill, jr. was arrested last week for defrauding two individuals in a Jamaican lottery scam. Complaints were filed from both Maine and Nebraska.

Hill is accused of making numerous phone calls telling the individuals they had won large cash prizes, jewelry or cars, but couldn't receive the prize until they paid taxes.

Investigators working with the Maine and Mississippi Attorney Generals teamed up on the case and arrested hill on two counts of wire fraud. Hill is being held on bonds of $250,000.

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