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Scammers use post office in iPhone con

Scammers use post office in iPhone con

| 06/12/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A social media scam pretending to be from the Cayman Islands Postal Service is trying to con people into revealing their personal information with the promise of an iPhone. The CIPS is advising the public to be wary of any fraudulent messages, which may include the real CIPS logo, popping up on social media […]

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Locals arrested for cocaine smuggling

Locals arrested for cocaine smuggling

| 06/12/2019

(CNS): Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers have arrested a 27-year-old Caymanian woman and a 44-year-old Caymanian man in connection with efforts to smuggle an undisclosed quantity of cocaine into Grand Cayman. The woman was arrested at the Owen Roberts International Airport on a flight from the Sister Islands on 1 December with the drugs, […]

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Boggy Sand burglary suspect charged

Boggy Sand burglary suspect charged

| 06/12/2019

(CNS): A 48-year-old man from West Bay was charged Thursday with burglary, damage to property, consumption of cocaine and consumption of ganja following his arrest in the wake of a burglary in Boggy Sand Road. The break-in happened last week, on 29 November, when a home was broken into and undisclosed items stolen. The man […]

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Two men charged over barroom killing

Two men charged over barroom killing

| 06/12/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Jeremy Parchman (20) and Shimar Kelly (22) both from George Town who have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the killing of Dinesh Asanka Fernando Wannukawatta-Waduge, who was found dead outside a George Town bar last weekend have been remanded in custody after appearing in court Friday. A third 24-year-old man Stefan […]

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Watson charged in football conspiracy

Watson charged in football conspiracy

| 03/12/2019

(CNS): Local businessman and former CIFA treasurer Canover Watson (49) has been charged with conspiracy to defraud and converting criminal property in a financial crime case relating to the local and regional football associations stretching back to 2014. CNS understands that former CONCACAF president Jeff Webb is a co-conspirator in the case, along with Charmaine […]

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Three men arrested for murder

Three men arrested for murder

| 03/12/2019

(CNS): Two men, aged 20 and 22 from George Town, and one 24-year-old man from Cayman Brac have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Dinesh Asanka Fernando Wannukawatta-Waduge, a 36-year-old Sri Lankan national who was found unresponsive outside a George Town bar on Eastern Avenue early Saturday morning. Police are appealing for witnesses […]

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Man denies 13 charges of domestic abuse

Man denies 13 charges of domestic abuse

| 02/12/2019

(CNS): Mekko Theodore Gooden pleaded not guilty Friday to 13 counts of assault and threats to kill in relation to the abuse of a woman over an 18-month period. The various incidents relating to the charges happened where the couple were living and in public places, according to the indictment read to the court. Gooden […]

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Gold smuggling trial beset with delays

Gold smuggling trial beset with delays

| 02/12/2019

(CNS): After a week of closed door legal hearings, the trial of five men in a gold smuggling case was due to get underway this week. While the crown was scheduled to open the case Monday, illness plagued the jury, which was empaneled last month and the trial was adjourned. The complex cross-border money laundering […]

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Police staffer charged in football probe

Police staffer charged in football probe

| 02/12/2019

(CNS): A civilian manager who works for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has been charged with conspiracy to defraud and converting criminal property in connection with the Cayman Islands Football Association and CONCACAF probe that has been under investigation since 2014. Charmaine Moss (45) from George Town was placed on required leave from her […]

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Scammers use deputy premier’s ID in cash con

Scammers use deputy premier’s ID in cash con

| 02/12/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a report of fake social media profile in which the perpetrator has hijacked Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell’s identity and is using it to contact members of the public asking for personal banking information via Facebook messenger. The perpetrator is promising substantial returns on the cash, with a payment of $500 attracting $30,000 […]

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4th man unveiled, charged for home invasion

4th man unveiled, charged for home invasion

| 01/12/2019

(CNS): Police have charged a 42-year-old George Town man in connection with a violent home invasion in Patrick’s Island, Prospect, two and a half years ago. The man had been named in the trial of Elmer Wright for the same offences and the restriction on revealing his identity has been removed. Shane Conner was remanded […]

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