Archive for March 31st, 2015

Romanian scammer could be Caribbean fugitive

| 31/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A member of a Romanian gang of fraudsters who was recently convicted in a credit card scam on local retail banks may be a fugitive from the law in Sint Maarten in connection with a similar offence. Ianaca Vlismas, who has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges, was scheduled to be sentenced […]

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Complaints about cops fall but cases drag on

Complaints about cops fall but cases drag on

| 31/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit received almost 400 complaints during 2012, 2013 and 2014, according to figures released under a freedom of information request. While new complaints fell in 2014 to 87 from 121 in 2013 and a whopping 171 in 2012, the police are still dealing with more than 100 complaints made in […]

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Another visitor dies during East End dive

Another visitor dies during East End dive

| 31/03/2015 | 25 Comments

(CNS): A 62-year-old American visitor to the Cayman Islands has died during a dive trip off Lover’s Wall in East End, the eighth victim lost to the sea this year. The police said Tuesday that uniformed officers received a call about the missing diver at around noon. The man, who had arrived in Cayman on […]

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Hospital tries to clamp down on debt

Hospital tries to clamp down on debt

| 31/03/2015 | 21 Comments

(CNS): As the hospital continues to battle with bad debts, the chief executive officer reminded the Public Accounts Committee recently that the Health Services Authority has an obligation to treat everyone in need of medical attention first and deal with the issue of costs later. Lizzette Yearwood said that the hospital has made strides collecting […]

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CNS expands video unit

CNS expands video unit

| 31/03/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Welcoming Kenneth Bryan to the CNS news team, Cayman News Service has expanded its video unit, which is already making great strides on CNS Business with reporter Jamie Hicks, to include local and headline news.

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Lawyer files corruption complaint against cop and JP

Lawyer files corruption complaint against cop and JP

| 31/03/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A local attorney whose client was subjected to an unlawful search of his home during a suspected drug bust by the RCIPS has filed a complaint to the Anti-Corruption Commission about one of the officers involved in the case, accusing him of misleading the courts, and against the JP who signed the illegal warrant. […]

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