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$24M fine for marketing firm that bribed Webb

$24M fine for marketing firm that bribed Webb

| 11/07/2018 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Spanish sports media company, Imagina, which was caught up in the FIFA corruption scandal, having paid $3 million in bribes to Jeffrey Webb from the Cayman Islands, has been ordered to pay $24 million in fines and restitution by a New York judge after its affiliate company in the US pleaded guilty to bribery […]

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ACC makes new arrest in ongoing probe

ACC makes new arrest in ongoing probe

| 25/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 live investigations being handled by the commission. The […]

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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 the overtime scandal at the hospital that […]

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ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 which department or agency the two men work for, […]

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Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

| 05/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 jeopardy, as CNS can confirm that Watson […]

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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 investigation in which two men were arrested almost 12 months ago. […]

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One woman admits charges in immigration case

One woman admits charges in immigration case

| 12/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 for the catalog of charges to be read to the […]

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GT man arrested in customs corruption probe

GT man arrested in customs corruption probe

| 12/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 short statement Friday indicating that this is the second […]

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Dozen defendants cram into dock for corruption case

Dozen defendants cram into dock for corruption case

| 10/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Six public officers from the Department of Immigration and six of the department’s clients crammed into the dock Tuesday, when they made their first appearance in connection with a long-running anti-corruption conspiracy case. The dozen defendants face bribery and fraud charges related to the test administered to applicants seeking work permits or residency whose […]

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ACC rounds up charges in immigration case

ACC rounds up charges in immigration case

| 15/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission has charged another two people in the long-running bribery case relating to tests administered by the Department of Immigration. Sherry Lee McLaughlin (57), a Caymanian immigration officer from George Town, faces three charges of conspiracy to commit breach of trust and one charge of failing to report the solicitation of an advantage. […]

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Three foreign nationals charged in corruption case

Three foreign nationals charged in corruption case

| 14/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two women from the Dominican Republic and one woman from Honduras are the latest people to be charged in the Anti-Corruption Commission’s inquiry into a bribery scandal surrounding the immigration department. The three foreign nationals, who are resident in Cayman, bring the total of people charged in the investigation so far to ten. All three […]

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