St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Police on Friday, July 31 slapped Elretha Samantha Jeffers with 14 charges in connection with Money Laundering.
A statement from the police force on Sunday (August 2) said the Buckley’s Housing Development resident received 14 charges – six for the offence of Larceny by Servant and eight for the offence of Money Laundering.
According to the context of the case, Ms. Jeffers was slapped with the Money Laundering charges that include the importation of property that is the proceeds of crime into St. Kitts and Nevis, the possession of property that is the proceeds of crime and engaging in transactions that involve money that is the proceeds of crime.
The crime stems from the woman being accused of stealing approximately EC $655,000 from her employer and subsequently laundering the same between December 2016 and June 2019.
WINN FM understands that the illegal removal of the money did not occur in St. Kitts and Nevis, as the money was transferred to the Federation.