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Tag: corruption

Blatter calls Webb ‘breathtaking scoundrel’

Blatter calls Webb ‘breathtaking scoundrel’

| 19/06/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The deposed president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has described the former president of CIFA and CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb, the “most breathtaking scoundrel of all”. Speaking to football journalist and author David Conn last year for his new book on the corruption scandal, the disgraced world foo [...]

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More officials arrested in immigration corruption case

More officials arrested in immigration corruption case

| 31/05/2017
(CNS): Two more public officials have been arrested in connection with the ongoing corruption investigation into the immigration department. A statement released by the Anti-Corruption Commission Wednesday said that this morning its own investigators along with RCIPS officers picked up a man from th [...]

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Civil service rolls out anti-corruption policy

Civil service rolls out anti-corruption policy

| 10/04/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The government is rolling out a new policy to promote good governance, officials have said. Later this month the civil service management will begin training public sector workers and begin a wide public education campaign aimed at stamping out corruption, fraud and other wrongdoing by govern [...]

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Suspect allegedly offered cop $25 to let him go home

Suspect allegedly offered cop $25 to let him go home

| 15/02/2017
(CNS): A man who was arrested by police following a disturbance at a bar in the early hours of the morning on 4 September 2015 allegedly offered the officer CI$25 to let him go home to West Bay but instead he ended up on a corruption charge. Ian Duffell appeared in court Wednesday on trial [… [...]

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Two more arrested in corruption probe

Two more arrested in corruption probe

| 27/01/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Two more people have been arrested in connection with the immigration corruption probe currently underway. Officials from the Anti-Corruption Commission said that their investigators, with the help of the police, have arrested a 32-year-old woman from George Town and a 44-year-old man fro [...]

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Eight immigration officers off the job

Eight immigration officers off the job

| 23/01/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the Department of Immigration have said that there are now eight people from the department on required leave for one reason or another after three more people were suspended last week following their arrest in an anti-corruption case. It is also understood that the eight peopl [...]

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Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

| 19/01/2017 | 51 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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Still no jail for Webb as hearing postponed

Still no jail for Webb as hearing postponed

| 15/11/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): For the third time over the last year, the sentence hearing for Jeffrey Webb for his convictions in the FIFA scandal has been put off and the former local and regional football boss remains under a limited house arrest in Atlanta, Georgia. According to reports from the sports news website, In [...]

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Man accused of bribing Webb set to admit crimes

Man accused of bribing Webb set to admit crimes

| 20/10/2016 | 47 Comments
(CNS): Aaron Davidson, who co-founded the North American Soccer League, is expected to plead guilty today for his part in the massive FIFA scandal, in which he secured multi-million dollar TV contracts by bribing officials, such as Jeffery Webb. At the time he was bribing FIFA executives, Davidson w [...]

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Swiss open new football probe on Germany’s 2006 World Cup

Swiss open new football probe on Germany’s 2006 World Cup

| 01/09/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The FIFA corruption scandal that has shaken the entire football world has moved to Germany. Swiss authorities have now launched an investigation into the German Football Association and four officials, including veteran international football star Franz Beckenbauer. The probe is looking at al [...]

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Sentencing delayed in Webb’s FIFA conviction

Sentencing delayed in Webb’s FIFA conviction

| 03/06/2016 | 31 Comments
(CNS): The anticipated sentencing of former CIFA and CONCACAF president, Jeffrey Webb, has been postponed by a New York judge. The disgraced local football official who rose to the dizzy heights of vice president of FIFA was convicted last year of racketeering, conspiracy, wire fraud and money laund [...]

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