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Disbarred attorney arrested on fraud charge

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC -The police on Wednesday arrested disbarred attorney Harold Brady on a fraud charge.

The police report that Brady was charged with fraudulent conversion that reportedly involved just over J$4-million  (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents)related to the sale of a real estate property.

Harold Brady
Harold Brady

According to police reports, the attorney turned himself over to the Fraud Squad on Wednesday afternoon after being questioned by investigators.

He is also scheduled to face further questioning on Thursday regarding another alleged case of fraud.

This surrounds the sale of property owned by Factories Corporation (FCJ) of Jamaica for approximately  $150 million.

The FCJ had complained to the General Legal Council (GLC) that it is still owed approximately  J$110 million from the transaction.

Earlier this year,Brady, who is also a senior member of the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), was struck from the list of licensed legal practitioners in Jamaica .

He was disbarred after being found guilty of professional misconduct in relation to allegations that he misappropriated funds belonging to the FCJ.

Brady has denied the allegations.

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC -The police on Wednesday arrested disbarred attorney Harold Brady on a fraud charge.

The police report that Brady was charged with fraudulent conversion that reportedly involved just over J$4-million  (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents)related to the sale of a real estate property.

Harold Brady
Harold Brady

According to police reports, the attorney turned himself over to the Fraud Squad on Wednesday afternoon after being questioned by investigators.

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He is also scheduled to face further questioning on Thursday regarding another alleged case of fraud.

This surrounds the sale of property owned by Factories Corporation (FCJ) of Jamaica for approximately  $150 million.

The FCJ had complained to the General Legal Council (GLC) that it is still owed approximately  J$110 million from the transaction.

Earlier this year,Brady, who is also a senior member of the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), was struck from the list of licensed legal practitioners in Jamaica .

He was disbarred after being found guilty of professional misconduct in relation to allegations that he misappropriated funds belonging to the FCJ.

Brady has denied the allegations.