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SSL now on Bolt deadline


by Jason Cross (Jamaica Observer) Linton Gordon, one of the attorneys representing Olympian Usain Bolt, on Thursday said the public should look out for the “expected and the unexpected” today — the deadline given to investment firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) to return more than US$12 million fleeced from the track and field icon’s account in what has now been found to be a massive fraud perpetrated for more than a decade.

“There is nothing to say at this stage, given what is happening. Let it stay until the day, because we have some delicate things dealing with. We have met with persons and we are dealing with certain matters,” Gordon told the Jamaica Observer in a phone interview.

On January 16 Frater, Binns and Gordon, the law firm representing Bolt, had sent a letter to SSL demanding that US$12,758,181.74 — the reported balance in Bolt’s account at October 31, 2022 — be repaid by January 27.

The attorneys also noted that only US$12,000 remained in the account.

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