EDUCATOR SENTENCED

Clifton Thompson o/c Domaine Morgan o/c ‘K.D. Thompson-Morgan, Educator of a Spanish Town, St. Catherine address was sentenced to eight years imprisonment at hard labour on Thursday October 3, 2019, when he appeared  in the Home Circuit Court.

In June 2015 a report was received from the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH), which indicated that fees for several students were being paid by means of fraudulent credit cards.  An investigation was launched by detectives from Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) which revealed that Thompson had several credit cards numbers, names and CVV card numbers of persons who reside overseas.

He was later arrested and charged for Obtaining Money by False Pretence and Conspiracy and placed before the court. The matter was tried in the Home Circuit Court and Thompson found guilty of the charges.

A report that was submitted during the sentencing hearing indicated that Clifton Thompson had fifty-four (54) previous convictions for similar offences.  He was subsequently sentenced to eight (8) years imprisonment at hard labour.

MOCA wishes to remind members of the public who may have any information that could assist in this or any other investigation to call MOCA at 754-3435 or 906-5099 or by email at moca@jcf.gov.jm. More information is on the MOCA.gov.jm website or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MOCAJamaica and follow MOCA on Twitter @MOCAJamaica.

NEWS RELEASE – EDUCATOR CLIFTON THOMPSON SENTENCED

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