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Former Goodman Fielder employees to appear in court next month

January 8, 2019 7:22 am

Three former employees of Goodman Fielder charged with fraudulent falsification of account and money laundering appeared at Suva Magistrates Court yesterday.

Rajat Maharaj has been charged with 56 counts of money laundering, Biren Lal has been charged with 50 counts of fraudulent falsification of account while Jessie Mcgoon has been charged with seven counts of fraudulent falsification of account.

It is alleged that between 2014 and 2015 the three were involved in transferring $699,000 to the account of a company belonging to Rajat Maharaj.

At that time Mcgoon and Lal were employed as finance assistants.

The matter has been adjourned to the 4th of next month for submissions on the state’s application for the case to be transferred to the High Court.