Tag: Anti-Corruption Commission

ACC arrests two people in mystery probe

ACC arrests two people in mystery probe

| 14/02/2019

(CNS): Anti-Corruption Commission investigators, supported by Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers, have arrested two people on suspicion of corruption offences in an unidentified probe. A 42-year-old man, whom the ACC described as a public officer without revealing where he is employed, and a 41-year-old woman were arrested on Wednesday, 13 February, on suspicion of […]

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ACC chair says unit busier than ever

ACC chair says unit busier than ever

| 06/02/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission will need more investigators if the number of reports continues at current levels, according to ACC Chair Richard Coles, a former attorney general of the Cayman Islands. He told the Public Accounts Committee last week that the ACC could proceed with more cases if his team was doubled to match the doubling of […]

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Miller raises corruption concerns over port bid

Miller raises corruption concerns over port bid

| 03/10/2018 | 81 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has written to the Anti-Corruption Commission about the presence of representatives of two cruise lines, which are known to be involved in one of the final three bids for the cruise port project, on the same platform as those managing the process at the tourism ministry’s public meeting last week. Ezzard […]

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ACC arrest three in new fraud investigation

ACC arrest three in new fraud investigation

| 21/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, along with RCIPS officers, have arrested three men in an undisclosed corruption probe. Officials said that the suspects from George Town and Prospect were arrested yesterday (19 September) on suspicion of corruption offences, including fraud on the government and breach of trust. The men, who are aged 33, 37 and […]

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Fraud uncovered during turtle farm audit

Fraud uncovered during turtle farm audit

| 20/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: An employee of the Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre Ltd, also known as the turtle farm has been arrested and suspended from their job after more financial irregularities were discovered during the facility’s 2016/17 audit. Management issued a very short statement on Wednesday evening stating about the latest scandal, which has been […]

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ACC cops to be armed with tasers and cuffs

ACC cops to be armed with tasers and cuffs

| 01/08/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Despite largely dealing with white-collar crimes such as bribery, fraud, deception, money laundering and conflicts of interest, the Anti-Corruption Commission is seeking a change in the law to enable its officers to be armed with Tasers and pepper spray. The amendment will also allow these specialist officers to use equipment such as body armour […]

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ACC makes new arrest in ongoing probe

ACC makes new arrest in ongoing probe

| 25/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission has announced another arrest in an investigation that began last October. Officials from the ACC said a 35-year-old man from George Town was arrested Monday morning in connection with the ongoing corruption probe, which is understood to be one of at least four live investigations being handled by the commission. The […]

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Hospital silent over ACC’s arrest of staff

Hospital silent over ACC’s arrest of staff

| 20/06/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority has said it will not be commenting on Tuesday’s arrests by the Anti-Corruption Commission of two members of its staff over allegations of fraud and corruption. The latest ACC investigation that led to the arrests of two George Town men yesterday focuses on the overtime scandal at the hospital that […]

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ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two public officials were arrested by police and anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, in what appears to be a new inquiry by the Anti-Corruption Commission, which is tasked with tackling graft and fraud within government and public authorities. There is no indication yet from the ACC as to which department or agency the two men work for, […]

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Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

| 05/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Canover Watson, the former Health Services Authority Board chair who was convicted for corruption relating to a payment system at the hospital, has been released from jail after serving just over two years of his seven-year term. But despite his early release, Watson’s freedom may be in jeopardy, as CNS can confirm that Watson […]

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Third arrest in year-long CIFA probe

Third arrest in year-long CIFA probe

| 04/06/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A 47-year-old man from George Town was arrested by investigators at the Anti-Corruption  Commission Monday on suspicion of committing several offences under Common Law, the Proceeds of Crime Law as well as the Anti-Corruption Law. The ACC said the arrest related to a corruption investigation in which two men were arrested almost 12 months ago. […]

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