Barbadians warned by Police experts of Auto Theft and Card Fraud

After three visitors and a pregnant Bajan woman got held on credit card fraud, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is making sure it doesn’t happen again.

Police Public Relations Officer ASP (Ag) David Welch (right) making a point during ihe Press conference at Police Headquarters. On extreme left is Acting Assistant Superintendent Jefferson Clarke and in Centre is Acting Inspector of the Financial Crimes Unit, Mark White.

Police Public Relations Officer ASP (Ag) David Welch (right) making a point during the Press conference at Police Headquarters. On extreme left is Acting Assistant Superintendent Jefferson Clarke and in Centre is Acting Inspector of the Financial Crimes Unit, Mark White.

CEO of the BHTA, Sue Springer, indicated the NGO recommenced a special early warning system so if any weird transactions by guests or customers with credit cards is noticed, all BHTA members are warned, with info on the suspected perpetrators being immediately circulated throughout its islandwide membership.

She said the move was in response to a situation where¬†four people faced the court, charged with criminal deception involving the use of numerous fake credit cards, primarily along the country’s West Coast.

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