Tag: Anti-Corruption Commission

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& [...]

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ACC arrest three in new fraud investigation

ACC arrest three in new fraud investigation

| 21/09/2018
(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 [...]

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Fraud uncovered during turtle farm audit

Fraud uncovered during turtle farm audit

| 20/09/2018
(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 [...]

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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 sp [...]

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ACC makes new arrest in ongoing probe

ACC makes new arrest in ongoing probe

| 25/06/2018
(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 l [...]

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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 [...]

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ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

| 19/06/2018
(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 [...]

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Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

| 05/06/2018
(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 [...]

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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 investigatio [...]

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One woman admits charges in immigration case

One woman admits charges in immigration case

| 12/05/2018
(CNS): Just one defendant, Mariel Maleno Suriel (33), charged in the corruption case surrounding the immigration department and an alleged conspiracy relating to the English-language test admitted the charges Friday, when all 12 defendants appeared in Grand Court. It took around an hour and a half [...]

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GT man arrested in customs corruption probe

GT man arrested in customs corruption probe

| 12/05/2018
(CNS): Anti-Corruption Commission investigators have arrested a 22-year-old man from George Town on fraud and bribery charges linked to an investigation that began last year and appears to be related to the customs department, though the ACC has not confirmed the details. The commission released a s [...]

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