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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 | 27 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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Call centre job ad proves to be a scam

Call centre job ad proves to be a scam

| 30/12/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): An advertisement posted on Facebook looking for people to work at a call centre in the Cayman Islands has proved to be a con, the police have said. They have also warned the public about a second scam being perpetrated on Instagram which has victimised at least one local person. The police said that the […]

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Ebanks jailed for 14 years

Ebanks jailed for 14 years

| 10/11/2016 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Paul Hume Ebanks (50), who was convicted of 27 counts of obtaining property by deception in a massive status grant scam where he stole over CI$166,000, was handed a total sentence of fourteen years in jail Thursday. The judge said Ebanks had “callously and ruthlessly targeted” his victims, tricking them out of their hard-earned […]

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PR scammer get 4½ years jail time

PR scammer get 4½ years jail time

| 28/04/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A George Town woman began serving a four and a half year jail term in HMP Fairbanks on Tuesday after Justice Charles Quin delivered his sentencing judgment on her involvement in a permanent residency scam. Marcia Hamilton was convicted in December of six counts of obtaining property by deception for her part in an […]

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Scammer took $20k in PR con

Scammer took $20k in PR con

| 25/02/2016 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Judith Douglas, who pleaded guilty to nine counts of obtaining property by deception in connection with a permanent residency scam in 2009 and 2010, took more than $20,000 from her victims, the court heard Thursday. Douglas, who appeared in the dock alongside Marcia Hamilton, was one of three women involved in the PR con, in […]

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