Monday, April 15, 2024

The SP Traffic Department under investigation for an alleged fraud scheme

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The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) has confirmed that police are currently investigating its traffic department following reports that former employees of that department sold fake registration stickers, conning a good number of island residents.

Mayor Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nuñez briefly said that the investigation is not part of the audit currently underway at the SPTC. According to reports, the probe began when police received information about the illegitimate stickers. The alleged scam is said to have taken place for quite some time, involving traffic wardens and other technical personnel of the traffic department.

A notice issued by the SPTC on Thursday, April 8th, indicated the traffic department was closed on Thursday, April 8th, but re-opens today, Friday.

As the investigation continues, unofficial reports are that several suspects have been detained and are locked up at the San Pedro Police Station.

We will continue following.

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