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Employment scams con cash from job seekers

Employment scams con cash from job seekers

| 20/01/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is warning of more employment scams targeting overseas job seekers. It appears that the fraudsters are using Cayman’s dependence on overseas recruitment to create a lucrative con. Police said they were aware of two new job scams that are circulating via e [...]

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Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

| 20/01/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS); Police are on the hunt for two tall, slim, fair-skinned, masked men who snatched a woman’s purse on Fort Street, near Centennial Park in George Town Thursday night. The woman reported the bag theft to police just after 9:30pm yesterday. She told officers she was standing at the park when tw [...]

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Ministry admits second WB teacher on leave

Ministry admits second WB teacher on leave

| 20/01/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Education officials have confirmed that a second teacher at the primary school in West Bay had been placed on required leave by the department in November over an allegation of assault on a student. The revelation came at a meeting with the press Thursday, where Education Minister Tara Rivers [...]

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Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

| 19/01/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Five people have been arrested by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), with the assistance of the RCIPS, on suspicion of bribing public officials, fraud on government and breach of trust. While the ACC and police gave no details about the case, the home affairs ministry co [...]

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Beautician arrested over cosmetic procedures

Beautician arrested over cosmetic procedures

| 18/01/2017
(CNS): A woman who has allegedly been performing cosmetic procedures without a licence to practice has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in a reckless and negligent act. Police said the 50-year-old woman from West Bay was arrested after a customer complained that facial injections she received [...]

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Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

| 17/01/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Thieves have made off with a set of licence plates from a car parked in the Windsor Park area of George Town, police said Tuesday. The yellow private licence plates #150 873 were stolen from a Hyundai parked in the neighbourhood off Walkers Road on 12 January, according to the police, who are [...]

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Suspect bites cop during arrest

Suspect bites cop during arrest

| 16/01/2017
(CNS): Police management raised concerns Monday about the abuse and violence police officers endured over the weekend while carrying out arrests in the wake of three separate incidents. Suspects accused of DUI, burglary and one wanted on a warrant were involved in assaults on five police officers, o [...]

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Victim foils bag snatcher in West Bay

Victim foils bag snatcher in West Bay

| 13/01/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Police are continuing their increased patrols in the West Bay area as the crime spike continues in the district. Yesterday morning a woman foiled an attempt by a potential robber to snatch her purse in the latest disturbing attack on the community. Police said the mugging happened at around [...]

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Woman fought off knife-wielding attacker

Woman fought off knife-wielding attacker

| 12/01/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A woman was attacked by a person armed with a knife on Tuesday morning in the grounds of her own apartment complex. An RCIPS spokesperson said that patrols in the Shores area of West Bay, where the crime took place, have been increased and police are asking residents to be vigilant. Accordin [...]

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Landlord threatens tenant with machete

Landlord threatens tenant with machete

| 12/01/2017
(CNS): A 45-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with causing fear or provocation of violence and possession of an offensive weapon after allegations that he threatened his tenants with a machete during a dispute about rent Monday night. Police said they were called to a disturbance on Getsam [...]

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Just six recruits from 114 begin cop training

Just six recruits from 114 begin cop training

| 10/01/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Five men and one woman from a diverse range of backgrounds began the classroom element of their RCIPS training Monday. The 2017 recruit class is smaller than police management said they had hoped after they received 114 applications during last September’s recruitment campaign. Once the mi [...]

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