A mother and daughter pair, from St. Peter’s, have been remanded at Her Majesty’s Prison as they await sentencing after being found guilty of embezzlement and forgery yesterday, June 19.
Serene Phillip, the daughter, was convicted of stealing in excess of EC$ 700,000. Serene was found guilty of five counts of larceny, five counts of embezzlement and one count of receiving property on a forged document. She was found not guilty on two other counts of embezzlement.
Her mother, Angelina Phillip, was convicted of receiving in excess of EC$50,000. She was found guilty of three counts of receiving stolen money.
The offences were committed between January 2009 and May 2014, according to court document.
The case was presented by the Director of Public Prosecution, Valston Graham who was assisted by Crown Counsels Greatess Gordon and Teshaun Vasquez. The accused were represented by Attorneys Chesley Hamilton and Vadeesha John.