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Grenada police charge Guyanese journalist with fraud

Rawle Nelson

(JAMAICA OBSERVER).-ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) – Grenada police have formally charged a Guyanese-born journalist with two counts of stealing, forgery and uttering a forge document.

Police said that Rawle Nelson, who in July 2013,  began working as a consultant and managing editor with Moving Target, the company which owns Meaningful Television and is also the publisher of the weekly Grenada Informer newspaper, had been charged following his detention earlier this week.

Nelson has been charged with two counts of stealing EC$15, 394.28 cents by reason of employment, forgery and uttering a false document.

Police said their investigations were continuing and that it is likely more charges would be laid against the Guyanese.

Nelson, who once worked in St Kitts-Nevis and is the managing director of the marketing company, ‘Optimum Solutions’, will make his first court appearance on Tuesday.