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December 10th, 2018
USVI Attorney General Claude Walker resigns

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Attorney General, Claude Walker has resigned, The VI Consortium has learned. Mr Walker, who served from August 2015, resigned on Friday, December 8, 2018, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

November 22nd, 2015
USVI in corruption crisis- Acting AG Claude Walker

VI CONSORTIUM

St Croix, USVI — The arrests of four men — Paul Sabers and Ed McKenzie, two businessmen, former Chief Enforcement Office for the Tax Assessor, Calford O. “Cappy” Charleswell, and Sylvester Warner of the Waste Management Authority — that the Department of Justice accused of creating a fraudulent scheme to obtain prized property through a government-sanctioned auction, was only the beginning of a crackdown that Acting Attorney General Claude Walker has called a “corruption crisis” in the USVI.

November 21st, 2015
Four arrested in USVI for fraudulent property gov't auction scheme

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — Attorney General Claude Walker, flanked by Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt and Deputy Attorney General Renee Gumbs Carty, announced the arrest of four St Thomas men he said created a scheme to fraudulently obtain property through government auctions dating back to 2012-2013.

August 20th, 2015
Premier Smith offers 'no comment' on fmr USVI Gov. de Jongh Jr's arrest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith yesterday August 19, 2015 acknowledged the working relationship he shared with the embattled former Governors of the US Virgin Islands, John P. de Jongh Jr and Dr Charles W. Turnbull, during his tenure in Government and Opposition at alternate occasions.

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