Manchester Promoter Convicted for Breaches of the Law Reform Act

Dwayne Mitchell, Promoter of Bellefield District, Manchester was convicted for breaches of the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transactions) (Special Provisions) Act 2013 in the Manchester Circuit Court on Monday November 9, 2020 before Chief Justice Bryan Sykes.

On August 9, 2015, the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) conducted an intelligence-led operation at the residence of Mitchell regarding lottery scamming activities. During the operation, a number of letter sized papers which contained information of persons living overseas were seized, along with a Blackberry Bold 5 cellular phone which also had evidence related to lottery scamming activities. He was thereafter arrested and charged.

Mitchell is to return before the Manchester Circuit Court for sentencing on Friday January 8, 2021.

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