Businessman accused of forging invoices at GRA granted bail

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Darwin David

MAGISTRATE Faith McGusty, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, granted $140,000 bail to a Businessman who allegedly forged invoices at the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).
39-year-old Darwin David of Vlissingen Road, Georgetown, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and pleaded not guilty to the seven charges when they were read to him.

Particulars of the charges stated that, on June 24, 2019, at Camp Street, Georgetown, with intent to defraud, he uttered to Candacy McGregor, a law enforcement officer at GRA, seven forged invoices valued at $22,441,903.15, dated for the period May 20, 2016 to September 24, 2018, purporting to show that they were issued by Giftland Office Max.
Attorney-at-law Sase Gunraj, who represented David in the matter, asked the court to release his client on reasonable bail.

Magistrate McGusty granted David $140,000 bail and adjourned the matted until January 8, 2020.