Tag: fraud

Hospital takes steps to deal with fraud

Hospital takes steps to deal with fraud

| 05/11/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Almost three years after the former Health Services Authority board chair, Canover Watson, was convicted of massive fraud in the CarePay case, officials said in a press release that the HSA is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards in all areas of its operations and had conducted an intensive three-day fraud training programme organised […]

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Son accused of trying to sell elderly father’s property

Son accused of trying to sell elderly father’s property

| 17/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man appeared in Grand Court on Wednesday, accused of trying to sell his elderly father’s land and property without permission. Admiral ‘Andy’ Anderson Jr is facing 13 forgery charges relating to his alleged attempts to dispose of the family’s assets and pocket the money. As crown counsel Toyin Salako presented the […]

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Scammer denies household goods con

Scammer denies household goods con

| 02/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A woman who was convicted in 2015 of stealing $20,000 in a permanent residency scam and is awaiting trail over another massive immigration fraud, in which she is charged with conning her victims out of almost $2 million, pleaded not guilty on Friday to further deception charges. Judith Douglas (52) appeared in Grand Court facing […]

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Dishonesty charges mount against GT woman

Dishonesty charges mount against GT woman

| 02/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Judith Douglas (52) has been charged with two counts of obtaining property by deception after accepting payments of $4,000 for undisclosed items which she then refused to turn over, police said in a release on Friday. Douglas, who has been remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again on 5 July, […]

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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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Sick man facing fraud charges fights extradition

Sick man facing fraud charges fights extradition

| 05/04/2018 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Despite his failing health, Iain Nigel MacKellar (61), who is wanted in the United States over a fraud relating to counterfeit flea and tick powder, is fighting his extradition. MacKellar, who has been resident in the Cayman Islands for more than ten years, has been in jail since December and is suffering from a life-threatening […]

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Judge rules Watson gained $5.5M in hospital fraud

Judge rules Watson gained $5.5M in hospital fraud

| 25/01/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The judge hearing legal arguments from prosecutors and the defense team representing Canover Watson ruled in favour of the crown in a key decision Thursday. Justice Marlene Carter found that Watson had jointly benefited in the entire CarePay contract fraud and said there was enough evidence to indicate that he was liable for as […]

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Man accuses ex-girlfriend of misusing credit card

Man accuses ex-girlfriend of misusing credit card

| 08/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay woman is facing 13 charges for fraud-related offences after her former, estranged partner said she ran up a bill of almost $2,000 on a credit card he claimed she had stolen from him, and attempted to spend about another $1,200. The 29-year-old woman is accused of taking the card and fraudulently […]

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Crown argues against ‘time served’ for Syed

Crown argues against ‘time served’ for Syed

| 06/07/2017 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran urged the court not to order ‘time served’ for Hassan Syed (51), which could amount to more than two years credit against his sentence, because of his attempts to dodge justice and his manipulation of the system. The former UCCI president appeared in court for sentencing Thursday, […]

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Travel agent cleared of 14 fraud charges

Travel agent cleared of 14 fraud charges

| 25/04/2017 | 96 Comments

(CNS): Theresa Chin, the former owner of 123 Travel, has been acquitted of more than a dozen deception offences in relation to her failed business. It took a jury just over a couple of hours to find Chin not guilty on 14 counts of obtaining and attempting to obtain property by deception in connection with flights […]

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Lawyer: Stupidity is not dishonesty

Lawyer: Stupidity is not dishonesty

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A defence attorney said that his client may have been a “terrible business woman” who was reckless and irresponsible when she got herself into financial trouble with her travel agency but she is not “a thief, crook or con artist”. Nick Dixie said stupidity was not dishonesty, as he addressed the jury Thursday on […]

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