Tag: International crime

Bermuda Shorts Day Ends In Murder In Canada

Bermuda Shorts Day Ends In Murder In Canada

A Bermuda Shorts Day celebration by University of Calgary students in Canada turned tragic on Tuesday morning [Apr 15] as a young man stabbed five of his fellow students to death, resulting in that city’s worst mass murder in its history. The Bermuda Shorts Day celebration is the largest of the year for Calgary students, bringing thousands together... Read more of this article

Mother & Son Arrested En Route To Bermuda

Mother & Son Arrested En Route To Bermuda

According to various American news reports, a mother and son were arrested at a North Carolina airport with more than 20 pounds of cannabis, with the reports saying the pair were on their way to Bermuda via a connection in Atlanta. 42-year-old Karen Sullivan and her 25-year-old son Korey Braley, who appear to be U.S. citizens, are now in a North Carolina... Read more of this article

PwC Report: Cyber, Economic Crime Is Growing

PwC Report: Cyber, Economic Crime Is Growing

Some 45% of financial services respondents to PwC’s 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey say they have been victims of economic crime. And 39% of those respondents who reported economic crime during the survey period say they have been victims of cybercrime, as fraudsters increasingly turn to technology as their main crime tool. Around half who have... Read more of this article

RFA Wave Knight Makes Another Big Drug Bust

RFA Wave Knight Makes Another Big Drug Bust

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Naval Support Ship RFA Wave Knight made its second multi-million dollar illegal narcotic seizure in less than a month when it detected a suspect speedboat in the Caribbean Sea earlier this month, ending with the arrest of two men and the seizure of an estimated £8.5 million [$14 million] worth of cocaine. This bust is the... Read more of this article

Jamaica Looking At Decriminalising Marijuana

Jamaica Looking At Decriminalising Marijuana

Leader of Government Business in the Jamaican House of Representatives Phillip Paulwell said that decriminalisation of marijuana in specific quantities is on the Parliamentary agenda this year, according to a report in the Jamaica Gleaner. “I met with the group last week and I indicated to them that as House leader, it is my view that the House,... Read more of this article

Minister: Police & Hampshire Constabulary MOU

Minister: Police & Hampshire Constabulary MOU

Minister Of National Security Michael Dunkley gave an overview on the Bermuda Police Service’s partnership with the Hampshire Constabulary, which enables the Special Constables to effectively investigate serious crimes onboard Bermuda registered vessels following a vessel’s arrival into a Hampshire port. On 22 January 2014, 16 officers from Hampshire... Read more of this article

Former Enron CFO To Speak In Bermuda

Former Enron CFO To Speak In Bermuda

[Updated] yCompliance will host the 2nd Annual Financial Crime & Compliance Seminar at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda on October 9, 2014, and a former Enron CFO who spent years in prison will be the guest speaker. Keynote addresses will be made by former Enron CFO Andrew S. Fastow [pictured], former Turks and Caicos Attorney General Huw Shepheard... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police Probe Cayman Officer’s Death

Bermuda Police Probe Cayman Officer’s Death

Officers from the Bermuda Police Service began their investigation into the death of a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service [RCIPS] constable this week. The RCIPS said, “Following a directive from Police Commissioner David Baines that an independent review of the circumstances surrounding the arrest, and the subsequent death, of Police Constable... Read more of this article

Hampshire Police: Special Constables Sworn In

Hampshire Police: Special Constables Sworn In

Today [Jan 22] officers from Hampshire Constabulary became Special Constables for the Bermuda Police Service, enabling them to effectively investigate serious crimes onboard Bermuda registered vessels in Hampshire ports. A total of 16 staff from the Hampshire Major Investigation Team – 14 detectives and two police staff investigators – were formally... Read more of this article

Wave Knight Makes $1.6M Caribbean Drug Bust

Wave Knight Makes $1.6M Caribbean Drug Bust

After chasing a suspect vessel in Caribbean waters, the British Royal Naval support ship RFA Wave Knight seized marijuana which they said had a street value of about £1 million [$1.64 million]. The Wave Knight visited Bermuda last year for a 5 day visit, with the island her first port of call after leaving the UK to start patrolling the Caribbean... Read more of this article