Tag: International crime

Wayne Caines Speaks At Mike Brown Rally In US

Wayne Caines Speaks At Mike Brown Rally In US

Bermudian Wayne Caines addressed a Mike Brown rally in Atlanta last night [Nov 26], telling the crowd it was a “global movement,” and calling on young people to do their part to help change the world. In August 2014, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson, in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb... Read more of this article

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

22-year-old Mohammed Khelya appeared in Magistrates Court today [Nov 25] where he admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards flight attendants on a Cuba-bound flight yesterday, causing it to be diverted to the island. The Thomas Cook flight, which had left the UK, was diverted to Bermuda at around 2.00pm on Monday, where it was greeted by police... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

[Updated with video. Police said a 25 year old man assaulted flight attendants, was forcibly taken to the rear of the aircraft where he was restrained until the flight landed in Bermuda, after which he was arrested.] A Thomas Cook airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 24] following what we understand to be an issue with a passenger. The... Read more of this article

ConvergEx Group Subsidiary To Pay $26 Million

ConvergEx Group Subsidiary To Pay $26 Million

A brokerage subsidiary of ConvergEx Group LLC was sentenced and ordered to pay a criminal penalty and restitution of $26 million for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to charge clients millions of dollars in unwarranted and hidden fees, a statement from the FBI said. “CGM Limited, a subsidiary... Read more of this article

Convicted Rapist Jailed For 16 Years In UK

Convicted Rapist Jailed For 16 Years In UK

Andrew Williams, who is originally from Bermuda, was jailed for 16 years after being convicted of rape and causing grievous bodily harm in the UK, according to the Hackney Gazette. The 29 year old was ordered to serve two-thirds of his sentence in custody and will serve an extended license period of five years following his release. The Hackney Gazette... Read more of this article

Video: Man Escorted From Airport By Police

Video: Man Escorted From Airport By Police

[Updated] A heavy police presence was seen at the airport this evening [Nov 4] greeting the incoming British Airways flight from London, with police officers seen escorting a man in handcuffs. The man shielded his face while being escorted, however unofficial reports suggest the person may be Patrick Stamp, who is wanted in connection with the murder... Read more of this article

HMS Argyll Seizes $15 Million In Cocaine

HMS Argyll Seizes $15 Million In Cocaine

The HMS Argyll seized over 200Kg [441lbs] of cocaine with what was said to be an estimated street value of $15 million only a day after leaving Bermuda, where the ship had been assisting with the clear-up following Hurricane Gonzalo. After spending four days in Bermuda, she was returning to the Caribbean when the ship encountered a suspect yacht in... Read more of this article

Former Cayman Premier Found Not Guilty

Former Cayman Premier Found Not Guilty

Former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush was found not guilty yesterday [Oct 9] on all 11 criminal charges leveled against him, the Cayman Compass has reported. The jury took a day to find him not guilty on six counts of misconduct in a public office, contrary to Common Law and five counts of breach of trust by a Member of the Legislative Assembly, under... Read more of this article

Over 140 Experts Attend Interpol Meeting

Over 140 Experts Attend Interpol Meeting

Child protection and victim identification specialists from around the world gathered at an Interpol conference in Bermuda to exchange best practice and information that could potentially uncover links between investigations of child sexual abuse worldwide. The five-day [29 September to 3 October] Interpol Specialists Group on Crimes Against Children... Read more of this article

Meeting Of Interpol Specialists Underway

Meeting Of Interpol Specialists Underway

[Updated] The 32nd meeting of Interpol Specialists Group on Crimes Against Children got underway this morning [Sept 30], with Premier Michael Dunkley saying that Bermuda is “proud to be the venue for discussions on a matter that all our communities care deeply about.” The Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes against Children [ISGCAC] is an... Read more of this article


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