Security officer Tesfa Thomas was granted $50,000 bail when he appeared before Justice of the Peace, Abrahim Alice charged with fraud. The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A security officer was granted $50,000 bail when he appeared before Justice of the Peace, Abrahim Ali, charged with obtaining $21,000 by falsely pretending to be the owner of a motor vehicle. On August 22nd, TESFA THOMAS, 34, of Romain Lands, Morvant, was charged by WPC Kennedy. He is expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on October 21st .

Sometime in December 2017, a report was made to the Fraud Squad by the legitimate owner of the vehicle that her Nissan B15 vehicle was missing. After a thorough investigation, the vehicle was located and seized by police officers. THOMAS was arrested for allegedly representing himself as the legitimate owner.