Tag: Canover Watson

Watson denies helping Webb launder cash

Watson denies helping Webb launder cash

| 22/01/2016
(CNS): Canover Watson accepted under cross-examination in the CarePay corruption trial that he helped Jeffrey Webb, his friend and business partner, to create false documents to send to a US bank but denied helping him to launder money. Going through more documents recovered from Watson’s compute [...]

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Accounts ‘doodling’ incriminates Watson

Accounts ‘doodling’ incriminates Watson

| 21/01/2016
(CNS): Former Health Services Authority Board chair Canover Watson has been asked about a catalogue of apparently incriminating documents over the last few days, as the crown questioned him on the evidence it says shows he is guilty of corruption. But Watson claimed that a set of spreadsheets al [...]

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Jury asks for missing minister

Jury asks for missing minister

| 20/01/2016
(CNS): The absence of the former health minister, Mark Scotland, was queried Wednesday by members of the jury hearing the corruption case against the former Health Service Authority Board chair Canover Watson. While Scotland has been referred to throughout the trial, extensively so since Watson took [...]

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Watson: mistakes and debts explain evidence

Watson: mistakes and debts explain evidence

| 18/01/2016
(CNS): Canover Watson pointed to more mistakes by his PA and money owed to him by his business partner as the reasons for the apparent incriminating evidence against him in relation to the AIS Cayman Ltd hospital payment contract. Watson gave innocent explanations to the jury for a catalogue of wha [...]

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Hospital tender was only for BIC, claims Watson

Hospital tender was only for BIC, claims Watson

| 15/01/2016
(CNS): A request for proposals (RFP) for the hospital payment and verification system was only put out to public tender because the minister said it was politically prudent, as Brac Informatics Centre (BIC) had expressed an interest in the project, Canover Watson claimed in court Thursday. The forme [...]

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Webb was AIS partner from get-go

Webb was AIS partner from get-go

| 14/01/2016
(CNS): The former chair of the Health Services Authority Board told a jury that he knew from the very beginning that his close friend and business partner, Jeffrey Webb, was involved with the firm that went on to win the hospital payment contract. Speaking from the witness stand in his own defence [...]

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Watson says Webb was AIS owner

Watson says Webb was AIS owner

| 13/01/2016
(CNS): Former chair of the Health Services Authority, Canover Watson, has pointed to his close friend and business partner, Jeffrey Webb, as the real beneficial owner of AIS Cayman Ltd, which secured the lucrative contract for the hospital payment and verification system, but has denied having any [...]

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Rodrigues walks free after acquittal

Rodrigues walks free after acquittal

| 12/01/2016
(CNS): The judge presiding over the CarePay corruption trial directed the jury Tuesday to find Miriam Rodrigues not guilty of the one charge against her in relation to the case, in which she was standing trial alongside Canover Watson. Rodrigues, who was charged with transferring criminal property, [...]

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Crown wraps up CarePay case with more evidence

Crown wraps up CarePay case with more evidence

| 12/01/2016
(CNS): Jurors were given more documents on Monday as the crown wrapped up the hospital CarePay corruption case against Canover Watson and Miriam Rodrigues. While the six women and one man have heard from many live witnesses, a very significant portion of the crown’s case is based on electronic da [...]

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Webb asked PA to create company in hospital scandal case

Webb asked PA to create company in hospital scandal case

| 11/01/2016
(CNS): Miriam Rodrigues told police that she did the paperwork and local registration for AIS (Cayman) Ltd at the direction of Jeffrey Webb, not Canover Watson, while she was working as Watson’s PA because he had asked her to help Webb when he needed it. In her first interview with police regardi [...]

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Watson blamed PA for mistaken links to AIS

Watson blamed PA for mistaken links to AIS

| 11/01/2016
(CNS): In his interview with police following his arrest in the CarePay scandal, Canover Watson said it was mistakes on the part of his personal assistant, Miriam Rodrigues, that his name, telephone numbers and other things appeared to link him to AIS Cayman Ltd, but he was not a beneficial owner. J [...]

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