Tag: corruption

New York judge cuts ex-CIFA official’s jail time

New York judge cuts ex-CIFA official’s jail time

| 14/12/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Costas Takkas (61), has had his jail time cut by ten months after a federal judge in New York credited the ten months he spent behind bars in Switzerland toward the fifteen-month term handed down in October for his part [...]

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Bridger says allegations were vindictive

Bridger says allegations were vindictive

| 24/11/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Martin Bridger, the senior investigation officer of Operation Tempura, claims that allegations made against him amid the fallout of the discredited police corruption probe were vindictive. Yesterday’s announcement that the case against him had been closed and that there would be no cha [...]

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Bridger finally off the hook over Tempura

Bridger finally off the hook over Tempura

| 23/11/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The senior investigating officer on the long-running and ill-fated police corruption probe, Operation Tempura, will not be charged. More than four years after then police commissioner David Baines announced that Martin Bridger had himself become the subject of investigation over what informat [...]

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ACC make 13th arrest in corruption probe

ACC make 13th arrest in corruption probe

| 21/11/2017
(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission say that investigators have now made the thirteenth arrest in an ongoing case that began in January of this year. Officers arrested a 31-year-old woman from Prospect Tuesday morning on suspicion of bribery of a public officer, fraud on the government and breach [...]

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Corruption probe reaches a dozen arrests

Corruption probe reaches a dozen arrests

| 16/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Investigators involved in the ongoing investigation into corruption at the immigration department made their twelfth arrest Thursday. In another brief and limited statement, officials said that a 26-year-old woman from George Town was taken into custody this morning, but there was no indicat [...]

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ACC makes 11th arrest in immigration probe

ACC makes 11th arrest in immigration probe

| 14/11/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Officers from the Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a 57-year-old woman from George Town Tuesday in connection with a near year-long inquiry into corruption at the immigration department. The woman, who is the eleventh person to be arrested in this case, was described as a public official. [...]

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Tenth person arrested in ACC corruption probe

Tenth person arrested in ACC corruption probe

| 07/11/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): A 39-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested in the ongoing corruption probe that is understood to relate to the immigration department and the permanent residency heritage test. In a short statement Tuesday evening, the Anti-Corruption Commission said its investigators had arrested [...]

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Anti-Corruption Commission has 7 active cases

Anti-Corruption Commission has 7 active cases

| 07/11/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The annual report of the Anti-Corruption Commission reveals that at the of June this year it had seven active cases. The body that is tasked with dealing with corruption allegations against public officials and members of the public who attempt to corrupt public officials keeps a tight lid on [...]

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Woman detained by anti-corruption cops

Woman detained by anti-corruption cops

| 12/10/2017
(CNS): A 31-year-old woman from Bodden Town has been arrested by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, assisted by the RCIPS, in connection with an ongoing investigation. Officials from the commission stated in a brief press release Thursday that the woman was detained this morning on s [...]

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Webb to learn his fate in January

Webb to learn his fate in January

| 11/10/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The former Cayman Islands and regional football boss, Jeffery Webb, is now due to be sentenced for his part in the global FIFA scandal in January, according to listings from a New York court. Webb fell far from grace when he was arrested in Switzerland in a US probe into football corruption w [...]

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Customs officer suspended in corruption case

Customs officer suspended in corruption case

| 04/10/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): An unidentified senior female customs officer has been suspended from her job as a result of allegations of corruption, Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said in a release Wednesday. No details have been revealed about the latest law enforcement official to be placed on required leave as [...]

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