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Man held in St John with ‘undeclared cash’ reportedly brought in by vessel from Tortola

- allegedly held with two duffle bags containing $118,000.00
According to the VI Consortium, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced on Tuesday November 10, 2015 that a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5, 2015, charging Kevin Greaves, 43, of St Thomas, with bulk cash smuggling. Photo: VINO/File
Kevin Henley, a resident of Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands, was scheduled to appear in court in St Thomas, USVI today, Thursday November 12, 2015 after allegedly being found with a quantity of undisclosed cash in the Red Hook area in October. Photo: m.ebay.ie
Kevin Henley, a resident of Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands, was scheduled to appear in court in St Thomas, USVI today, Thursday November 12, 2015 after allegedly being found with a quantity of undisclosed cash in the Red Hook area in October. Photo: m.ebay.ie
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands has been charged for allegedly being found in possession of undeclared cash, which he had reportedly received from a vessel that had travelled from Tortola to St John, USVI.

According to the VI Consortium, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced on Tuesday November 10, 2015 that a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5, 2015, charging Kevin Greaves, 43, of St Thomas, with bulk cash smuggling.

It further said that a press release was stated that Greaves was arrested on August 22, 2015, and was released on home confinement with electronic monitoring after posting a $25,000.00 cash bond pending trial. His arraignment and advice of rights on the indictment are scheduled to occur today, November 12, 2015.

According to the indictment and court documents, “Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents were conducting surveillance in the East End area of St John when they observed Greaves approach a vessel that had signaled its arrival from Tortola, BVI, to Greaves at an area overlooking Haulover Bay, St. John. Greaves traveled from the lookout area to Haulover Bay, met with the occupants of the vessel, then departed after a brief encounter.”

HSI agents, it further stated, followed Greaves to the Pine Peace area where they stopped him and questioned him about his travels. Greaves reportedly told agents that he went to Haulover Bay to discuss a welding job with a mechanic. Agents conducted a search of Greaves’ vehicle and found two duffle bags containing $118,000.00 cash in US currency. Greaves was arrested and charged with failure to declare the currency after it arrived in the United States Virgin Islands from a place outside the United States.

The case is being investigated by HSI, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Delia L. Smith.

Meanwhile, Kevin Henley, a resident of Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands, was scheduled to appear in court in St Thomas, USVI today, Thursday November 12, 2015 after allegedly being found with a quantity of undisclosed cash in the Red Hook area in October.

According to the VI Consortium, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced on November 10, 2015 that a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5, 2015, charging Henley, 21, with bulk cash smuggling.

Henley was allegedly found with a duffle bag containing approximately $256,386.00 in US Currency. He was arrested and charged with failure to declare his currency before departing the United States Virgin Islands.

See link to related story: 

http://www.virginislandsnewsonline.com/en/news/kevin-henley-indicted-on-bulk-cash-smuggling-charge-in-usvi

12 Responses to “Man held in St John with ‘undeclared cash’ reportedly brought in by vessel from Tortola”

  • cay (12/11/2015, 14:47) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    But lord the drug money runs the streets
    • ..... (13/11/2015, 07:08) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      Could those sums of money be ransom pay too? These are good questions to ask. Maybe some of us watch too much TV.
  • oh no! (12/11/2015, 15:07) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    chyan again?
  • when will they learn? (12/11/2015, 15:22) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Right now the Virgin Islands are crawling with FEDS..They are every where watching all the suspects and hot spots.
    • wize up (13/11/2015, 08:45) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ when will they learn: you right, the same person selling or buying the dope are DEA; the DIA running things now from south america to north american and all points in between!!! informing is now paying big bucks so even them good friends rating on them...
  • indian obeah man (12/11/2015, 15:38) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    This man cant see that he is salt and probably need washing off?
  • SMH (12/11/2015, 15:46) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    The lure of quick cash will be the downfall of all. Apparently they think the US like the BVI where they could get away with just about anything....think again!
  • usa (12/11/2015, 16:20) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    more money
  • Got cash (13/11/2015, 01:39) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    BVI Police robbery 6 member gang squad rob this guy of some cash n dope.
  • wize up (13/11/2015, 08:38) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    large sums of money been flowing through chocolate-city from way back when(nothing new)...the blacks have to move their proceeds in lump sums of cash; while other races move their proceeds by simply doing a wire transfer( move the same money electronically)...
  • Stats Man (13/11/2015, 18:52) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Some just don't learn. This man got caught in BVI waters back in 2012 along with another individual with couple kilos. Spent couple years in HM Prison, got release this year and now this! Smh.


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