Auto body shop owner, 25-Year-old Nyron Maraj of Kitty was today placed on $100,000 bail after being charged for fraudulently converting over $8 Millions on three separate occasions.
Maraj appeared before the Chief Magistrate this morning and the court was told that on the 15th August of last year, being entrusted with $130,000 to spray a Super Bike, he accused instead converted the money into his own use.
On another occasion, he was reportedly given the sum of $207,000 to purchase jackets, gloves and boots for the same super bike owner but converted that money into his own use also.
The same virtual complainant also handed over more than$7 Million to Maraj purchased a Toyota Tacoma Vehicle but again, he converted the money to his own use.
Maraj entered a not guilty plea to the charges.
The virtual complainant, Rory Forde, told the court that Maraj is a friend of his for over ten years but it was after realizing that the man was not delivering his products or answering his phone lines that he decided to contact the Police.
The Prosecutor made no objections to bail and told the Court that the two men now wanted to settle the matter outside of the Court.
Maraj was placed on $100,000 bail and told to lodge his passport with the Police. His next court appearance will be on March 15th.