Archive for June 9th, 2016

Bank foots bill for cash stolen from customers

Bank foots bill for cash stolen from customers

| 09/06/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): One of Grand Cayman’s high street banks has had to cover the cost of cash stolen from some of its customer accounts. Scotiabank has confirmed that recent fraudulent activity affected some local customers, who have been reimbursed, but it is not clear if the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is in [...]

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CIFA-Webb cash connection on FBI radar

CIFA-Webb cash connection on FBI radar

| 09/06/2016 | 58 Comments
(CNS): US authorities involved in the FIFA corruption scandal may also be looking into the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and the movement and disappearance of cash, at a time when Jeffrey Webb was president and Canover Watson was treasurer, that came from the Zürich-based football HQ t [...]

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Local musician to share stage with heavy metal legends

Local musician to share stage with heavy metal legends

| 09/06/2016
(CNS): A local heavy metal rock star will be performing alongside Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, Corey Taylor of SlipKnot and other heavy metal superstar acts later this year. Jake Oni from East End has been asked to perform at OzzFest Meets KnotFest, which will take place in the San Manuel Amphith [...]

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Project Future not short term fix

Project Future not short term fix

| 09/06/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The premier has defended what he believes is the progress to date on public sector reform under the umbrella of Project Future, saying it was not designed as a short-term, quick-fix programme. Alden McLaughlin rejected calls for the blanket privatisation of government and said the private sec [...]

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JPs call for full review of SAR ops

JPs call for full review of SAR ops

| 09/06/2016 | 44 Comments
(CNS): The two justices of the peace, who were supposed to work with UK Coastguard Commander Andrew Jenkins on the search and rescue report into an incident in which five people lost their lives in March, have called for a full review of local search and rescue operations because of weaknesses ident [...]

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