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Jewellers warned of sector’s financial risks

Jewellers warned of sector’s financial risks

| 22/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): It is no longer just offshore financial institutions that are vulnerable to money laundering. Industries as diverse as real estate and jewellers are also at risk of being used to disguise the source of assets. Dealers in precious metals and stones (DPMS) were recently warned by government officials at a special workshop organised for […]

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Police warn public over ‘fake cop’

Police warn public over ‘fake cop’

| 21/08/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has issued a warning that someone has been posing as a member of its service and accepting complaints and corresponding with members of the public about police matters using a fake email address. Police said that Bodden.lason@rcips.ky is not a real email address and there is no one working for the service […]

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Case against immigration boss opens 3yrs after arrest

Case against immigration boss opens 3yrs after arrest

| 21/08/2019

(CNS): The assistant chief immigration officer for compliance, Jeannie  Lewis (59), finally had her day in court on Wednesday, three years after she was arrested during a bust at her home in Savannah. Lewis is accused of allowing her sons to deal drugs from that home and knowingly harbouring an illegal immigrant, charges she emphatically denied […]

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Appeal court to hear first challenges to life tariffs

Appeal court to hear first challenges to life tariffs

| 20/08/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal summer session opens this week, the first criminal cases that the higher court will hear relate to the tariffs handed down to a number of prisoners serving life sentences for murder and rape.

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Teenagers in dock over WB street robbery

Teenagers in dock over WB street robbery

| 20/08/2019

(CNS): Two 19-year-old men from West Bay appeared in the Grand Court dock Tuesday, facing trial on robbery charges over an alleged mugging of another teenager in the district last year. The crown contends that Eddington Bush and Allan McKenzie attacked their victim outside a local grocery store in West Bay, ripping out his earnings […]

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Watson and Blake silent at first court showing

Watson and Blake silent at first court showing

| 20/08/2019

(CNS): The charges against the former treasurer at the Cayman Islands Football Association, Canover Watson, and its current vice president, Bruce Blake, for alleged corruption and related offences have been transmitted to the Grand Court after the two men made their first court appearance Tuesday. Watson and Blake sat a clear distance apart as they […]

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Security guard run down by suspect at marina

Security guard run down by suspect at marina

| 19/08/2019 | 135 Comments

(CNS): A security guard is in critical condition after a run-in with trespassers at a George Town restaurant and yacht marina Sunday night. Police said they received a report around 8:45pm about an altercation at a business at the end of North Sound Road. A security guard had come upon four young men using the […]

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Cops coordinate multiple busts

Cops coordinate multiple busts

| 19/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Around 74 police officers were involved in a series of proactive, coordinated, high-visibility operations across Grand Cayman last Thursday throughout the day and night. In what the RCIPS said was an effort to increase its visibility on the streets and test its response and operational capabilities on a large scale, officers carried out traffic […]

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Cyclist mugs female pedestrian

Cyclist mugs female pedestrian

| 18/08/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Police said that a cyclist riding a black bicycle, described as between 5’10” and 6’ tall, with a light complexion, wearing a black short-sleeved shirt, long black pants and a red hat over his face mugged a woman Thursday night. The woman was walking on Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay, near to Vibe […]

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Cops investigate false child rape allegation

Cops investigate false child rape allegation

| 18/08/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has said there is no evidence to support allegations that an 11-year-old child was the victim of rape last month. Police have opened an inquiry into how a local man was named and accused on social media of sexually assaulting a boy based on what is now believed […]

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Victim nabs suspect in own home

Victim nabs suspect in own home

| 16/08/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man has been charged with burglary and was due to appear in court Friday, 16 August, after he was nabbed by the occupant of the home that he had allegedly broken into. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that just before 3:00 Wednesday morning the victim of the burglary called […]

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