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June 14th, 2023
Kadeem S. Maynard introduced cocaine scheme to mother- Court documents

MIAMI, Florida, USA- The saga of cocaine conspiracy that resulted in ex-Premier of the Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie, former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard and her son Kadeem S. Maynard be arrested by US authorities in April 2022, reportedly started when Kadeem approached his mother for assistance in helping a ‘member’ of the Mexican Sinola Cartel to smuggle cocaine to the US through Tortola.

May 24th, 2023
Kadeem S. Maynard aka ‘Blacka’ to change plea to guilty

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Kadeem S. Maynard aka ‘Blacka’, who was arrested along with ex-Premier Andrew A. Fahie and former BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard on April 28, 2022, on drug and money laundering charges, has reportedly indicated in a US court he will be changing his plea to guilty.

February 8th, 2023
Female arrested on suspicion of money laundering- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A woman was reportedly arrested on suspicion of money laundering on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

July 12th, 2022
Kadeem Maynard held without bond in Florida

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Kadeem Maynard, the son of former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Oleanvine Maynard-Pickering, has been jailed without bond while he awaits trial on drug and money laundering charges, along with his mother and former Virgin Islands’ Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

April 29th, 2022
Premier Fahie & Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard appear before Judge in Miami

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Ms Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard both appeared before a Miami judge today, April 29, 2022.

April 28th, 2022
Premier Fahie detained in Miami- Governor Rankin

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has announced that Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been detained in Miami by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

June 15th, 2019
2 indicted in USVI for bulk smuggling of cash from VI


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A federal grand jury in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) returned an indictment against individuals, including Akil Erickson, 26, of Orlando, Florida and Mikiel Robin, 21, of the [British] Virgin Islands, charging them with international money-laundering and bulk cash smuggling, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday, June 14, 2019.

April 27th, 2018
They are back! UK’s House of Commons to vote on Public Register for OTs

LONDON, United Kingdom- When the United Kingdom (UK) Upper Chamber, House of Lords, voted down the proposal for Overseas Territories (OTs) to make public registers revealing the names of beneficial owners of financial offshore companies on January 24, 2018, it was known that the next step would be to take the proposal to the House of Commons.

November 5th, 2017
Frankie Fredericks charged with corruption by French court

PARIS, France- Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frank 'Frankie' Fredericks has been charged with money laundering and corruption by the French authorities.

March 22nd, 2016
Premier Smith baffled VI on money laundering list

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith said the Virgin Islands adheres to all of the required international regulations and conventions and therefore it is baffling why the territory continues to feature in the US State Department's International Narcotic Control Strategy Report.

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