Tag: Canover Watson

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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Bank boss says Webb borrowed $240k for sports firm

Bank boss says Webb borrowed $240k for sports firm

| 06/01/2016
(CNS): Former CIFA president, Jeffrey Webb, borrowed cash from Fidelity Bank on behalf of a sports firm he owned with Jack Warner, his predecessor at CONCACAF, with the help of Canover Watson, the court heard this week. Brett Hill, Fidelity’s chief executive, gave evidence in Watson’s trial [...]

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Flash drive evidence stalls corruption trial

Flash drive evidence stalls corruption trial

| 06/01/2016
(CNS): After just one day of evidence following the Christmas break, the trial of Canover Watson, the former chair of the Health Services Authority Board, and his PA, Miriam Rodrigues, was adjourned again Tuesday morning as a result of the emergence of what could be new evidence. With several crown [...]

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Watson asked IT boss to delete emails

Watson asked IT boss to delete emails

| 05/01/2016
(CNS): As the trial of Canover Watson over corruption charges in relation to a hospital contract resumed Monday after the Christmas adjournment, the court heard that some time before he was arrested Watson asked the IT manager at his office to delete what turned out to be incriminating email files f [...]

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Minister reveals connection to AIS ‘sham’ directors

Minister reveals connection to AIS ‘sham’ directors

| 16/12/2015
(CNS): One of the men that the crown says was a ‘sham director’ of AIS Cayman Ltd, the company awarded the multi-million dollar contract for the hospital payment and verification system, has very close connections to the finance minister, the jury heard Wednesday. Marco Archer explained that he [...]

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‘We trusted Watson,’ says ministry boss

‘We trusted Watson,’ says ministry boss

| 15/12/2015
(CNS): Having doled out some CI$1.5 million of taxpayers’ money for the national rollout of the hospital verification-payment system that never happened, the chief officer of the health ministry revealed Monday that she had never seen a contract to justify the payments in 2011 beforehand. Jenn [...]

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FOI request made for Moses, says witness in CarePay trial

FOI request made for Moses, says witness in CarePay trial

| 10/12/2015
(CNS): An FOI request to the Health Services Authority asking about the owners of AIS Cayman Ltd was made by Dale Sanders, the head of IT at the HSA at the time, on behalf of MLA Moses Kirkconnell, Sanders told the court Thursday. Giving evidence for the second day in the CarePay corruption case, Sa [...]

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CarePay RFP far too short, says IT expert

CarePay RFP far too short, says IT expert

| 10/12/2015
(CNS): The tight timeline ordered by Canover Watson to turn around the request for proposals for the hospital payment system contract was “unprecedented”, a key crown witness told the court when he gave evidence on Wednesday in the ongoing corruption trial. The short time also meant that a numbe [...]

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