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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Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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