Barbados Speaker of the House Michael Carrington is a crooked lawyer – stole $250,000 from client – disobeyed court order to pay it back

Contrast the disbarring of lawyer Therold Fields yesterday with the “hands-off” protection given to Barbados Speaker of the House (and crooked lawyer) Michael Carrington.

Fields went down for stealing deposits from a real estate client. Carrington stole a whole lot more but was allowed to pay it back and continue as one of the elites.

That’s some penalty for a thief… if you don’t get caught, keep the money. If you do get caught, just pay it back and no worries!

How corrupt is this rock? Just contrast what happens when an ordinary lawyer thief and an elite lawyer thief get caught.

Barbados Free Press

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“A message to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart…

Michael Carrington is a crooked lawyer who stole a quarter million dollars from a vulnerable 78 year old pensioner. That simple truth means that Carrington is not fit to be a Member of Parliament let alone Speaker of the House.”

It is a simple matter, really, and one that is hardly unknown in Barbados. Over two years ago a lawyer was supposed to transfer about a quarter of a million dollars from his trust account to a Mr. John Griffiths, the beneficiary of his aunt’s estate. Instead, the crooked lawyer kept the money and made excuses to Mr. Griffiths.

Mr. Griffiths was forced to launch a lawsuit against the lawyer. Griffiths won and the court ordered the crooked lawyer to pay the money back and give an accounting within 28 days – but the lawyer failed to pay the money or provide an…

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8 responses to “Barbados Speaker of the House Michael Carrington is a crooked lawyer – stole $250,000 from client – disobeyed court order to pay it back

  1. Passin thru

    Michael Carrington says “TRUST ME” !!!!!!!!!!!!! Ha Ha Ha!!!

    “SPEAKER OF THE Barbados House of Assembly Michael Carrington doesn’t see the need for holding a referendum to decide whether Barbados should become a republic.”

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  3. John Hanson 1781-1782, I SERVE 1788-1792 BARBADOES,

    Speaker of the OUT HOUSE can only be talking bare She-it, Removal by vote for crooks will not remove another crooks of the house Rats

  4. ZWSD

    We do need a referendum on the queen business. I’m of two minds, but I don’t trust the politicians to do the right thing. We need a structured national debate and then a referendum. this is history and we can’t entrust the future to a bunch of crooks we elected. EVERYONE MUST VOTE ON THIS.

  5. Party Animal

    I want to be an Untouchable too. without being a Politician or Lawyer.
    How about the fellow a few months ago get catch taking $ 250.000 USD in cash going into NY, tell me if he should not be living off of Uncle Sam all like now. Why is the Local Press so tight lipped, nothing heard bout here.
    All these Politicians need to be exposed.

  6. Michael Carrington need to be struck off the register just as Mr. Fields, they did the same thing, kept clients money, until they had to be taken to court; but Barbadians need to remember Mr. Carrington and the likes of Leroy Parris are the Prime Minister’s friend, while Mr. Fields is not in that category or not so privileged as to have the PM of Barbados as his friend .

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  8. John Hanson 1781-1782- I SERVE 1788- 1792 BARBADOES.

    Party Animal
    April 16, 2015 at 8:34 pm @ They are being expose , but some dont seem to want to know ,on Face Book , NAKED DEPARTURE , and see what going on that is being exposed.