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Tag: theft

Travel agent accused of client fraud

Travel agent accused of client fraud

| 07/04/2017
(CNS): The owner of Cayman 123 Travel, Theresa Chin, appeared in Grand Court this week on trial for 14 fraud related offences on customers, including the misuse of one client’s credit card. Opening the case against Chin, prosecutor Toyin Salako told the jury that over a four-month period from Dece [...]

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Family helps bring in fugitive who escaped in cuffs

Family helps bring in fugitive who escaped in cuffs

| 30/03/2017
(CNS): The police have re-arrested a West Bay man who fled from a patrol car outside West Bay police station last week while wearing handcuffs but handed himself in after his family intervened. Shortly before noon Wednesday, Travis Alexander Ebanks (22) turned up at the Fairbanks Detention Centre, w [...]

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Nine break-ins reported over weekend

Nine break-ins reported over weekend

| 20/03/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Police said they dealt with nine break-ins this weekend across Grand Cayman at both residential and commercial premises. As well as the burglary where the police caught at least one suspect red-handed at a liquor store in West Bay, there were four other commercial break-ins and four burglarie [...]

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Police kept busy with weekend of petty crime

Police kept busy with weekend of petty crime

| 16/03/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS was not called to handle any robberies, gun crime or serious violence this past weekend but officers were kept busy dealing with petty crime and drunk drivers. Officers made twenty-one arrests between 10 and 13 March, including four arrests for burglary and theft, four more for thre [...]

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Police arrest suspect in wake of car break-in

Police arrest suspect in wake of car break-in

| 14/03/2017
(CNS): Police arrested a woman on suspicion of stealing a phone last month from a car parked in McField Square, George Town. The 44-year-old woman, who was said to be from George Town, was arrested last week in connection with that one incident, but according to residents in the area who raised thei [...]

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Syed sent to jail to await sentence

Syed sent to jail to await sentence

| 09/03/2017 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Hassan Syed, who was found guilty Thursday of twelve charges relating to the theft of more than half a million dollars from the college coffers when he was the UCCI president, was remanded in custody by the judge who heard his case, despite pleas for his bail to continue until sentencing next [...]

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Syed guilty of stealing $500k from UCCI

Syed guilty of stealing $500k from UCCI

| 09/03/2017 | 49 Comments
(CNS):  The seven men and women serving on the jury in the crown’s case against Hassan Syed for stealing more than half a million dollars when he was the UCCI president returned a unanimous guilty verdict on all twelve counts at 1pm Thursday. After a trial that lasted over five weeks and seve [...]

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Jury moves to third day of deliberation in Syed case

Jury moves to third day of deliberation in Syed case

| 08/03/2017
(CNS): The seven men and women serving on the Grand Court jury in the crown’s case against the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands for theft and fraud will be deliberating today for a third day. The jury had not reached a verdict at the end of court business on Wednesd [...]

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Suspect in Brac crime spree faces long charge list

Suspect in Brac crime spree faces long charge list

| 07/03/2017
(CNS): Travis Ebanks (36) from George Town, who is accused of trying to steal two cars and commit burglaries on Cayman Brac, has been charged and, having returned to Grand Cayman, is due in court tomorrow, Wednesday 8 March. Ebanks has been charged with theft, unlawful use of a vehicle, damage to pr [...]

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Brac police face weekend crime spree

Brac police face weekend crime spree

| 06/03/2017
(CNS): Offenders from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman were keeping officers on the Sister Islands busy at the weekend with a flurry of crime. On Friday police carried out a drug raid at an address on Blazer Drive in the Brac, where they searched the house, residents and cars. Then on Saturday they deal [...]

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Syed ‘pathetic’ not dishonest, claims QC

Syed ‘pathetic’ not dishonest, claims QC

| 03/03/2017
(CNS): Thomas Price QC told the jury that his client, Hassan Syed, was a “pathetic” older man “smitten” with a much younger woman, who had behaved disgracefully when he used the UCCI credit card to lavish her with gifts, but he was not dishonest as he had always intended to pay back [...]

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