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November 20th, 2017
Cease & Desist Order served on fraudulent STT insurance agent

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Lieutenant Governor Osbert E. Potter at a recent press briefing in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) attempted to reassure residents that insurance coverage for persons who paid premiums to a suspected fraudulent agent on St Croix will be honoured by insurance companies.

June 13th, 2017
New USVI scam seeks credit card info through fake IRS lawsuit

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A new scam making the rounds in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) seeks to defraud residents of their credit card info by using an Internal Revenue Service-related, authentic-looking scheme, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

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.

April 20th, 2014
Guyanese Journalist Rawle Nelson charged with Stealing & Forgery in Grenada

Times Caribbean

Rawle Nelson, a Freelance Journalist who was once attached to the St.Kitts-Nevis Sun and the St.Kitts-Nevis National Broadcasting Corporation ZIZ, has been officially charged by The Royal Grenada Police Force with two counts of stealing, forgery and uttering a forge document from his former employer.

March 31st, 2014
April trial date set for alleged Penn fraud

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Brian Penn, a member of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force [RVIPF], and his wife Harinder Steven-Penn are expected to face trial on April 8, 2014 in relation to fraud charges filed against the couple late last year.

February 28th, 2014
'Landmark' crackdown on fake shares fraudsters

BBC NEWS

Criminal gangs who trick people into investing in worthless shares have been targeted by police in the biggest ever international crackdown on the fraud.

December 15th, 2013
UPDATE: Duo to face fraud charges in January 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Brian Penn and Harinder Stephens-Penn are expected to face the Magistrate's Court again on January 7, 2014 for alleged fraud related charges.

September 12th, 2013
Patients to be monitored for fraud under NHI - Barry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Steps are being taken to prevent patients taking advantage of the medical system in any fraudulent way once the National Health Insurance (NHI) programme comes into being. This is according to Deputy Director of the Social Security Board, Mr Roy Barry.

June 20th, 2013
Fashion icons Dolce, Gabbana convicted in Italy of tax crime

(CNN) -- Fashion luminaries Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were sentenced to prison in Italy Wednesday for failing to pay 40.4 million euros in taxes to the Italian government, their lawyer and a prosecutor said.

March 13th, 2013
UPDATE: Simeon Pope cross-examines witnesses!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Two persons who are witnesses for the prosecution in the case against alleged fraudster Mr Simeon Pope have given their testimonies in the High Court. Mr Pope even cross-examined the witnesses, and alleged that he gave one of them two options during their alleged transaction.



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