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Woman claims she got just $20K in $1.9M con

Woman claims she got just $20K in $1.9M con

| 26/02/2021 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Judith Douglas (55) has claimed that she kept less than $20,000 despite conning nearly $2 million from a victim in a major status scam as she said she gave the rest to a mystery man. Having tried to down play her role in the crime, Douglas will reappear in Grand Court on Wednesday for […]

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Douglas finally admits massive status fraud

Douglas finally admits massive status fraud

| 20/01/2021 | 66 Comments

(CNS): In an eleventh hour plea, Judith Douglas (55), who was charged with a Caymanian status fraud to the tune of almost $1.9 million, has finally admitted her crime. She was due to face a retrial next Tuesday but pleaded guilty today (Wednesday) to one count of obtaining property by deception. Douglas was convicted of […]

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Appeal court orders new trial in status scam

Appeal court orders new trial in status scam

| 05/10/2020

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction of Judith Douglas for a status scam theft of almost $2 million. In a ruling delivered on Monday by Judge Cheryll Richards on behalf of the higher court, the panel found that Douglas did not get a fair trial because of comments made by […]

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Status scammer appeals ‘bias’ by judge

Status scammer appeals ‘bias’ by judge

| 14/09/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Judith Douglas, who was convicted in July 2019 of conning an expatriate business owner out of almost $2 million in a Caymanian status scam, has appealed her conviction, largely based on the way she was treated by the acting Grand Court judge who heard the case. Douglas’ attorney argued that the comments made by […]

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Jury finds status scammer guilty in $1.85M con

Jury finds status scammer guilty in $1.85M con

| 09/07/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): It took the seven men and women of the jury less than three hours on Tuesday to find Judith Douglas (54) guilty of obtaining property by deception. During a two-week trial they heard how the George Town woman scammed Nathaniel Robb out of more than $1.85 million in a shocking Caymanian status con. The […]

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Status scam suspect blames victim

Status scam suspect blames victim

| 08/07/2019

(CNS): When she took to the witness box last week, Judith Douglas (53) pointed the finger at Nat Robb, the man who says she conned him out of almost $2 million in a Caymanian status scam. The George Town woman claimed she was merely a go-between for Robb and a mystery person, described as ‘Mr […]

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Judge stops trial in $2M status con case

Judge stops trial in $2M status con case

| 13/03/2019

(CNS): A Grand Court judge has dismissed a jury that had been hearing evidence since last week in the crown’s case against Judith Douglas (54) from George Town, who is accused of scamming a victim of over CI$1.9 million in a con where she had allegedly promised him Caymanian status. In court Tuesday, Justice Tim […]

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Crown: Woman stole $1.9M in PR scam

Crown: Woman stole $1.9M in PR scam

| 07/03/2019

(CNS): Crown prosecutor Toyin Salako told a jury on Thursday that Judith Douglas (53) stole almost CI$2 million from just one victim in a more than five-year scam where she falsely promised to secure the man permanent residency (PR), status and a Caymanian passport. The George Town woman managed to con Nathaniel Robb, an owner […]

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PR scam appeal over absence of Bush rejected

PR scam appeal over absence of Bush rejected

| 19/04/2018 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Paul Hume Ebanks, who is serving a 14-year prison term for his conviction on over two dozen counts relating to a Cayman Islands permanent residency and status scam, had his appeal rejected by the higher court Thursday. Ebanks was convicted for over two dozen charges of conning people out of cash in the scam. […]

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Victim lost almost $2M in PR scam

Victim lost almost $2M in PR scam

| 27/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Judith Douglas (52) pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge of obtaining property by deception in an alleged massive permanent residency scam on one victim. Douglas has denied conning an overseas worker out of $1,946,437 after falsely representing that it was for permanent residency, Caymanian status and a Cayman passport over a five […]

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Email scam cites immigration to lure victims

Email scam cites immigration to lure victims

| 15/08/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have issued a warning regarding an email being sent to immigration customers in which scammers are posing as the local Department of Immigration to suck people into a phishing effort. Officials warned those who receive the email not to open the link, as it will harm computers and networks.

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