Archive for August 24th, 2016

Ex-Cayman banker dodges jail term in Switzerland

Ex-Cayman banker dodges jail term in Switzerland

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A former offshore banker who was based in the Cayman Islands before he blew the whistle on his former bosses at Julius Bäer, accusing them of assisting clients with tax evasion and leaking sensitive account information to Wikileaks, will not go to prison. Rudolf Elmer (60) was given a 14-month suspended sentence after […]

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Suspects charged after weekend of violence

Suspects charged after weekend of violence

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): James Douglas Ebanks (58) from West Bay was remanded in custody by the Summary Court on Tuesday after he was charged with grievous bodily harm in connection with a machete attack in a yard in Neon Close Saturday night. But in a separate case, Dez Kyshon Missick (23), a primary school chef, was bailed […]

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Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

| 24/08/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A jury found a local woman guilty of damaging her former husband’s car with a potted plant and causing almost $7,000 worth of damage. Ava Glasgow, who was convicted of damage to property last week and is expected to be sentenced next month, is very unlikely to receive any kind of custodial sentence but […]

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New official takes over voting register in West Bay

New official takes over voting register in West Bay

| 24/08/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): As the Elections Office immerses itself in preparations for the Cayman Islands’ first general election under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single member constituencies next year, a new registering officer has been appointed in West Bay. Bethany Powery-Ebanks has replaced 20-year election veteran Darlene Owens-Elliott. The new officer will need to […]

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US visitors urged to avoid carrying ammo to Cayman

US visitors urged to avoid carrying ammo to Cayman

| 24/08/2016 | 60 Comments

(CNS): Magistrate Voldis Foldats sent a message to US travellers that they should not only check their bags for stray bullets before travelling but should not use the same bags they carry guns in at home when going overseas. When the latest visitor from the US caught with a round of ammunition in her bag […]

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