PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — G.J.F. (34) born in Poland was sentenced on Wednesday 10 August by the Court in First Instance to 180 days in jail in the investigation code name “Liesgras”.
The Prosecutor’s Office had also asked for a jail sentence of 180 days. G.J.F. was found guilty of extorting an employee of the Scotiabank on February 5 and thereby managed to steal NAf. 9,220 and USD 8,730 in cash.
He was also found guilty of staging a false bomb threat in the Scotiabank that day. The suspect was sent back to the immigration in St. Maarten by the immigration of the BVI on March 18.
The court in First Instance also granted an order to recover proceeds of crime submitted by the Prosecutor’s Office for the amounts of money stolen.