Jean Ann Panton charged with several offences in SSL fraud
The main suspect in the multi-million-dollar fraud at Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL), Jean Ann Panton, has been charged with several offences.
She was charged this morning and is appearing in court today (February 17).
Head of the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime investigations branch (C-TOC), Senior Superintendent Dr. Anthony McLaughlin, says Ms. Panton has been charged with larceny as a servant, forgery, uttering forged documents, breaches of the proceeds of crime act and the cyber-crimes act.
SSP Mclaughlin says on January 11, this year , SSL reported a case of fraud against Ms. Panton, which is being probed by the fraud squad and the financial investigations division.
He states that investigators have been working closely with the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and were guided in relation to the charges laid against Ms. Panton.
The C-TOC head says it’s expected that she will face other charges.
SSP Mclaughlin says so far 8 clients of SSL have been interviewed .
He adds that three of the accounts probed amount to over $4.1 million US.
The C-TOC head is appealing to SSL clients who have proof they were defrauded to contact the police.