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Status scam suspect claimed he gave Bush $250k

Status scam suspect claimed he gave Bush $250k

| 02/11/2016
(CNS): Paul Hume Ebanks put the blame for his troubles on the shoulders of McKeeva Bush and members of the UDP when he gave evidence this week, refuting the charges against him regarding a massive status grant scam. Ebanks claimed that he gave the former premier around $250,000 from people he recrui [...]

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UDP candidate denies any part in status scam

UDP candidate denies any part in status scam

| 27/10/2016
(CNS): Jonathan Piercy, who ran for office on the United Democratic Party ticket in both the 2009 and 2013 elections, categorically denied playing any part in the status scam that the crown says was orchestrated by Paul Hume Ebanks. Giving evidence in Ebanks’ trial Thursday, the former politic [...]

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Witness wrote to Bush over status scam

Witness wrote to Bush over status scam

| 17/10/2016
(CNS): A key prosecution witness giving evidence in a trial against a local man accused of conning more than two dozen people out of over CI$167,000 in a Caymanian status grant scam told the court Friday that she and two other women allegedly roped into the con, believing it to be a legitimate schem [...]

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Defendant points finger at CIG leaders in status con

Defendant points finger at CIG leaders in status con

| 13/10/2016
(CNS): Prosecutors say Paul Anthony Hume Ebanks, who is accused of stealing over $167,000 from around two dozen people over a three-year period, told his alleged victims that he was working for former premier McKeeva Bush, former MLA Cline Glidden and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson when he conned t [...]

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Travel agent denies fraud charges in ticket conspiracy

Travel agent denies fraud charges in ticket conspiracy

| 19/09/2016
(CNS): A local travel agent has denied conspiracy to defraud charges over allegations she misused customers’ cash and used an unauthorised credit card to by airline tickets. Theresa Eleanor Chin pleaded not guilty to two counts relating to events that happened between December 2014 and May 2015. A [...]

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Bank theft case delayed over legal troubles

Bank theft case delayed over legal troubles

| 16/08/2016
(CNS): A former assistant manager with Cayman National Bank who has been charged with stealing some $25,000 from customers and the bank with a variety of deceptions has still not answered the 29 charges against him relating to the theft, after his case was adjourned for the second time this month wi [...]

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Cops’ accountants charged with fraud

Cops’ accountants charged with fraud

| 08/08/2016
(CNS): Two civilian employees working for the RCIPS accounts department have been charged with a number of fraud related offences. The two women, who have both been placed on required leave have not been named but they are facing charges of obtaining property by deception, false accounting and bre [...]

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Fraud suspect volunteers to go to jail

Fraud suspect volunteers to go to jail

| 22/07/2016 | 74 Comments
(CNS): A former offshore accountant accused of stealing over $500,000 from a client’s fund surrendered to custody Friday, volunteering to begin serving time even before he has been formally convicted or sentenced. Robert Neil Aspinall (38), who is accused of stealing from the fund he was liquidat [...]

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Judge throws out NBF fraud case

Judge throws out NBF fraud case

| 22/06/2016 | 56 Comments
(CNS): Sandra Catron has been acquitted of eight counts of uttering a false document in a fraud case relating to the controversial Nation Building Fund after a Grand Court judge directed a jury to find her not guilty. Justice Malcolm Swift said the charges were flawed and there was insufficient evid [...]

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Local activist in dock over Nation Building Fund grant

Local activist in dock over Nation Building Fund grant

| 20/06/2016
(CNS): A local woman better known as an outspoken advocate on a range of issues, from animal abuse to sex-offenders, was in the dock Friday facing trial over allegations of fraud relating to the controversial Nation Building Fund. Sandra Catron is charged with eight counts of uttering a false docum [...]

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PR scammers await fate as court probes false submissions

PR scammers await fate as court probes false submissions

| 08/04/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Two women convicted of a permanent residency scam had their sentencing adjourned for the third time Thursday because of a false submission by one of the women. Justice Charles Quin was scheduled to deliver his decision on how much time Marcia Hamilton and Judith Douglas should serve for the [...]

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