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Video: Curtis Associates Charged

Video: Curtis Associates Charged

[Note: Video will auto-play] Two Montana men, already in trouble with that state for bilking investors out of millions of dollars in a global investment scheme involving Bermuda’s Andre Curtis [pictured], are now facing federal criminal charges. Montana’s KAJ18 TV station reports today [Dec. 23] that Dan Two Feathers and Shawn Swor have... Read more of this article

American Arrested At Airport With Gun

American Arrested At Airport With Gun

A US man is being held by the Bermuda Police Service after being taken into custody at the island’s airport this week with a gun. “On Tuesday [Nov. 22] an American citizen was arrested at the L. F. Wade International Airport for firearm possession,” said a police spokesman. “He remains in police custody pending the review of... Read more of this article

Shooting Suspect Arrives in Bermuda

Shooting Suspect Arrives in Bermuda

Jahmel Glenn Blakeney, a suspect in a 2009 shooting which wounded two people, was extradited to Bermuda this evening [Apr.1] from New York, arriving on the American Airlines flight from JFK airport. Approximately a dozen Police officers could be seen waiting at the airport prior to the flight’s arrival. Due to combination of the dark and rainy... Read more of this article

Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited Today

Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited Today

Jahmel Blakeney will be extradited to Bermuda to face attempted murder charges relating to the November 2009 shootings of two persons at the Southside Cinema from New York tonight [Apr.1]. Robert Welling from the DPP’s Office, during this morning’s monthly Supreme Court arraignment session, informed the Court that on 31st March, the US District... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited

Police Confirm Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited

The Police have confirmed that Jahmel Blakeney “will be extradited to Bermuda in the near future to face attempted murder charges relating to the November 2009 shootings of two persons at the Southside Cinema.” The charges relate to the November 13, 2009 shooting of both Shaki Minors [then 26] and Cedarbridge teacher Renee Kuchler [then... Read more of this article

NY Court: Chimay Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme

NY Court: Chimay Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme

An American who falsely claimed he was both related to European royalty and had $14 million in a Bermuda bank account, appeared in a U.S. court yesterday [Feb 2], and pleaded guilty to grand larceny in the first degree, a scheme to defraud in the first degree, securities fraud and forgery in the second degree. 47 yr old Guy Albert de Chimay was arrested... Read more of this article

Ex-Tyco Boss Must Forfeit $100 Million

Ex-Tyco Boss Must Forfeit $100 Million

L. Dennis Kozlowski, the jailed former chief executive of Tyco, must replay all of his compensation earned over a nearly seven-year period beginning in September 1995, shortly before the multi-billion dollar manufacturing conglomorate reincorporated in Bermuda. A US federal judge today [December 2] ruled that Mr. Kozlowski has to forfeit more than... Read more of this article

Bermuda Based Freight Firm Fined $687,960

Bermuda Based Freight Firm Fined $687,960

Six international freight forwarders, including one domiciled in Bermuda, have agreed to plead guilty and to pay criminal fines totaling $50.27 million for their roles in several conspiracies to fix a variety of fees and charges in connection with the provision of freight forwarding services for international air cargo shipments. According to charges... Read more of this article

$14 Million Man: Pleads Not Guilty In New York

$14 Million Man: Pleads Not Guilty In New York

An American who is alleged to have forged documents to falsely claim he had a Bermuda bank account with $14 million dollars in it while claiming to be related to royalty in Belgium, pleaded not guilty to all charges in an American court yesterday [June 30] and was denied bail. Guy de Chimay, 47, appeared in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan... Read more of this article

Cocaine: Bermudian Arrested At JFK Airport

Cocaine: Bermudian Arrested At JFK Airport

A New York media organization has reported that 36-year-old Bermudian Wilton Woolridge was arrested after he was allegedly found to have cocaine in his possession at JFK Airport in New York in June 4th. The report says that Mr. Woolridge* allegedly had over four ounces of cocaine hidden in his groin area, and that the was arraigned on June 5 before... Read more of this article

Arrest:Man Claimed $14 Million BDA Bank Account

Arrest:Man Claimed $14 Million BDA Bank Account

An American who falsely claimed he was both related to European royalty and had $14 million in a Bermuda bank account has been arrested and charged with fraud, grand larceny and forgery. The American Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] extended their thanks to the Bermuda Monetary Authority for their assistance in the matter. The suspect, 47 yr... Read more of this article

Minister Blakeney Speaks On Son’s Arrest

Minister Blakeney Speaks On Son’s Arrest

Saying something that many parents would be able to understand, Minister Glenn Blakeney said that the entire ordeal has been a very draining situation for their family, and that he feels incredible pain for the victims and their families of the various violent crimes that has affected everyone in our community. Minister Blakeney’s 29 year old... Read more of this article

Jahmel Blakeney Arrested In NY

Jahmel Blakeney Arrested In NY

The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed that Mr. Jahmel Glen Blakeney has been arrested in New York, USA , on charges of Attempted Murder and Firearms offences that occurred in Bermuda. The arrest is in relation to the attempted murder of Ms. Renee Kuchler and Mr. Shaki Minors, who were shot multiple times as they left a movie cinema at Southside,... Read more of this article