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Employment scams con cash from job seekers

Employment scams con cash from job seekers

| 20/01/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is warning of more employment scams targeting overseas job seekers. It appears that the fraudsters are using Cayman’s dependence on overseas recruitment to create a lucrative con. Police said they were aware of two new job scams that are circulating via e [...]

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West Bay man charged with restaurant break-in

West Bay man charged with restaurant break-in

| 20/01/2017
(CNS): A 57-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with burglary and damage to property in connection with a break-in at Pappagallo’s Restaurant near Barkers in November, where nothing was stolen. Police said the man, who was due to appear in court Friday, was arrested and charged this week f [...]

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Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

| 20/01/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS); Police are on the hunt for two tall, slim, fair-skinned, masked men who snatched a woman’s purse on Fort Street, near Centennial Park in George Town Thursday night. The woman reported the bag theft to police just after 9:30pm yesterday. She told officers she was standing at the park when tw [...]

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Ministry admits second WB teacher on leave

Ministry admits second WB teacher on leave

| 20/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Education officials have confirmed that a second teacher at the primary school in West Bay had been placed on required leave by the department in November over an allegation of assault on a student. The revelation came at a meeting with the press Thursday, where Education Minister Tara Rivers [...]

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Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

| 19/01/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): Five people have been arrest by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), with the assistance of the RCIPS, on suspicion of bribing public officials, fraud on government and breach of trust. While the ACC and police gave no details about the case, the home affairs ministry conf [...]

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Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

| 19/01/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): A local man serving a full life term following a conviction for murder in a case motivated by jealousy became the first serving ‘lifer’ to appear in Grand Court for a tariff hearing this week. Acting Justice Alex Henderson heard arguments regarding the case of Tareek Ricketts (25), who wa [...]

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Beautician arrested over cosmetic procedures

Beautician arrested over cosmetic procedures

| 18/01/2017
(CNS): A woman who has allegedly been performing cosmetic procedures without a licence to practice has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in a reckless and negligent act. Police said the 50-year-old woman from West Bay was arrested after a customer complained that facial injections she received [...]

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Speeding lawyer lied to court again

Speeding lawyer lied to court again

| 18/01/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, a corporate lawyer jailed last year for mowing down two tourists walking along the West Bay Road while he was driving a souped-up sports car after a champagne brunch, was accused of lying to the court again in another case of dangerous driving. Magistrate Valdis Foldats descri [...]

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Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

| 17/01/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Thieves have made off with a set of licence plates from a car parked in the Windsor Park area of George Town, police said Tuesday. The yellow private licence plates #150 873 were stolen from a Hyundai parked in the neighbourhood off Walkers Road on 12 January, according to the police, who are [...]

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Ex security finance boss jailed for theft

Ex security finance boss jailed for theft

| 17/01/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The former financial controller at the Security Centre Ltd has been remanded in custody ahead of her sentencing hearing, which has been postponed until later next month. It’s almost three years since investigations at the security company turned up what was originally believed to be the th [...]

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Woman attacked with machete in iPad row

Woman attacked with machete in iPad row

| 16/01/2017
(CNS): A 26-year-old man from East End has been charged with grievous bodily harm after he allegedly attacked a woman with a machete during a row over an iPad. Roland Welcome was remanded in custody after his case was transmitted to Grand Court following an appearance in Summary Court Monday. Welcom [...]

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