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ACC cops add charges in mystery probe

ACC cops add charges in mystery probe

| 25/03/2020

(CNS): Two men were charged this week with more offences by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission in a mystery probe may relate to a corrupt scheme at the Turtle Farm. Mark Anthony Manderson (39), a former public officer from George Town who already faces charges of breach of trust and fraud, has been charged with […]

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Woman discharged on NAU fraud conviction

Woman discharged on NAU fraud conviction

| 10/01/2020 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A 66-year-old woman walked away from court without a conviction Thursday, despite having admitted a fraud related charge after she failed to declare she owned a house worth around $290,000 while claiming money from the Needs Assessment Unit. Hermine Stoney had claimed poor relief for a seven year period, receiving just under $30,000. But […]

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Public officials charged in mystery ACC probe

Public officials charged in mystery ACC probe

| 19/12/2019

(CNS): One former and two serving public officials have been charged with fraud and money laundering offences by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission in a mystery probe that is believed to be connected to the Cayman Turtle Centre in West Bay. Mark Anthony Manderson, (38) described by the ACC as a former public officer from […]

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Gov’t beefs up training over fraud

Gov’t beefs up training over fraud

| 12/12/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Over 100 civil servants have received training over the last month to help them detect and tackle fraud and corruption in government. Facilitated by consulting firm KPMG, the training aimed to provide a better understanding of the internal controls needed to prevent both, officials said. Participants included staff involved in the areas of accounting, […]

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Watson and Blake silent at first court showing

Watson and Blake silent at first court showing

| 20/08/2019

(CNS): The charges against the former treasurer at the Cayman Islands Football Association, Canover Watson, and its current vice president, Bruce Blake, for alleged corruption and related offences have been transmitted to the Grand Court after the two men made their first court appearance Tuesday. Watson and Blake sat a clear distance apart as they […]

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Woman admits defrauding NAU

Woman admits defrauding NAU

| 31/07/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A 65-year-old woman who was charged with fraudulently obtaining around $30,000 from the Needs Assessment Unit admitted on Monday to false accounting, just as her trial on two counts of obtaining money by deception was due to begin. The crown accepted Hermine Stoney’s admission to false accounting after she had failed to admit on […]

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Judge: Judith ‘Judas’ robbed Mr Robb

Judge: Judith ‘Judas’ robbed Mr Robb

| 10/07/2019 | 79 Comments

(CNS): Justice Carlisle Greaves held no punches Wednesday as he handed down the maximum term of ten years to Judith Douglas for her conviction for obtaining property by deception. Douglas was found guilty by a jury on Tuesday of conning Nathaniel Robb, a US citizen, out of almost CI$1.9 million by falsely claiming that she […]

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CBC and police track down suspected fraudster

CBC and police track down suspected fraudster

| 27/05/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Kenneth Emeka Ajana (50), a Nigerian national who was wanted in relation to various allegations of fraud, has been taken into custody. Following an appeal to the public Monday, police said that border control officers, with the help of the RCIPS, tracked him down Tuesday. Ajana reportedly arrived in Cayman on Thursday, 23 […]

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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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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.