A man who reportedly collected almost $2 million from a woman to import a BMW SUV for her last December, but failed to do so, was remanded Thursday after he failed to return the woma’s money.
Craig Wilson appeared before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on a charge of fraudulent conversion.
The court heard that on November 6 the complainant entrusted Wilson with $1.85 million dollars in order to import a BMW motor vehicle for her.
The vehicle was to be delivered on or by Christmas Day of last year, but it was never delivered and the complainant’s money was not returned, hence she reported the matter and Wilson was arrested last month.
On Thursday when the matter was mentioned, the prosecutor told Parish Judge Andrea Collins that Wilson, on his first appearance on October 19, had promised to bring the money to court.
But Wilson’s attorney Stephen Powell told the court that he had spoken with his client’s brother and he is requesting a further two weeks.
“The question that is left to ask is what would he have done with the money why he has to ask someone for it?” the judge reasoned.
“The lady has been out of pocket for almost a year now,” Judge Collins added.
“Can we come back in two weeks’ time?” the lawyer further asked.
“As long as he understands that he is not going anywhere until the money is with us,” Collins replied.
Wilson was then remanded until November 17.