Thirty-three year old Kerby Serioux was denied bail and remanded into custody when he appeared before Magistrate Armina Deonarinesingh at the San Fernando Court charged with two counts of obtaining money by false pretence. Serioux, is expected to reappear on December 6th.

He was arrested and charged on December 1st by PC Christopher of the San Fernando Criminal Investigations Department. According to police reports, a man alleged that on two occasions in April and June 2021, he paid monies totalling $8,600 for the rental of a shop. The man later learnt that the suspect was not the landlord and attempts to retrieve the money proved futile. Investigations subsequently resulted in Serioux being charged with the offences.