A Port of Spain woman was granted bail in the sum of $30,000 for forging a cheque.
Serlana Joseph, 30, of East Dry River, was also charged with attempting to obtain the sum of $3,500 by false pretence when she appeared before JP Stephen Young on August 21st.
She is expected to appear in virtual court on October 1st.
According to police reports, a bank employee reported to police that on August 20th, a customer presented a $3,500 cheque to be drawn on a business account.


Upon further verification, the cheque was found to be fraudulent and the proceeds were not paid out. A report was made to the Fraud Squad and officers subsequently arrested a female suspect in connection with the incident. Joseph was charged with the offences on August 21st by WPC Crawford of the Fraud Squad.