Woman forges Jamaican passport, fined J$80,000

13 September 2015  

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A woman who pleaded guilty to forging a Jamaican passport and attempting to use it was slapped with a J$80,000 fine when she appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court.

Anika Dyer was fined J$60,000 or six months for forgery and J$20,000 or six months for uttering forged documents.

It is alleged that Dyer had a passport in her possession bearing a photograph of her in a different name.

Prior to sentencing, Dyer told Senior Magistrate Judith Pusey that it was her first offence and that she was sorry.

She was subsequently fined.