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Billionaire’s Lawyers Say He Has Dementia

Billionaire’s Lawyers Say He Has Dementia

Robert Brockman – the business tycoon charged in the largest-ever tax case against a U.S. individual — is “facing progressive dementia that will render him unable to help in his defense, according to a legal filing citing his doctors,” according to report from Bloomberg. According to the initial indictment, Mr Brockman, an... Read more of this article

Bermudian Fatally Shot By Georgia Police

Bermudian Fatally Shot By Georgia Police

Alonzo Leroy Landy, 32, was fatally shot by law enforcement officials in Fayette County, Georgia, USA, according to multiple American news reports and a statement from Georgia officials. A statement from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said, “On Sunday, November 29, 2020, the GBI was requested by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office to conduct... Read more of this article

More Than $1B Of Brockman’s Assets Frozen

More Than $1B Of Brockman’s Assets Frozen

An American billionaire accused of allegedly “using a Bermuda-based family charitable trust and other offshore entities to hide assets from the Internal Revenue Service while failing to pay taxes” has had more than $1B in assets frozen by Swiss prosecutors. A Bloomberg Quint story said, “Swiss prosecutors froze more than $1 billion held... Read more of this article

U.S. Officials Thank Bermuda Police Service

U.S. Officials Thank Bermuda Police Service

The Bermuda Police Service was recently recognised by American officials for their role in the investigation of an alleged $2 billion tax fraud by tycoon Robert Brockman. The statement from the U.S Department of Justice said, “According to the indictment, Brockman, a resident of Houston, Texas, and Pitkin County, Colorado, used a web of offshore... Read more of this article

Tech Tycoon Facing ‘Largest-Ever Tax Charge’

Tech Tycoon Facing ‘Largest-Ever Tax Charge’

Robert T. Brockman, an American software tycoon, has been “charged with using a web of Caribbean entities to hide $2 billion in income in what prosecutors called the largest U.S. tax case ever against an individual.” A Bloomberg story said, “Robert T. Brockman, a Houston software tycoon, was charged with using a web of Caribbean entities to... Read more of this article

UK Court: Jahkiel Samuels Sentenced To 3 Years

UK Court: Jahkiel Samuels Sentenced To 3 Years

Jahkiel Samuels has been jailed for three years and four months in England after pleading guilty to charges of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place. The Nottinghamshire Police website said, “A man threatened two men with an imitation sawn-off shot... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Offences In UK Court

Man Charged With Offences In UK Court

Jahkiel Samuels has been charged in a British court following an incident “where people in a café were reportedly threatened by a man with a gun.” The Nottinghamshire Police website said, “A man has been charged following an incident where people in a café were reportedly threatened by a man with a gun. “Jahkiel Samuels, 35, of... Read more of this article

UK Court: Two Men Acquitted Of Terror Charges

UK Court: Two Men Acquitted Of Terror Charges

A Bermuda-born man has been cleared of planning a terrorist attack in the United Kingdom following a trial held at the Old Bailey, while his cousin, also born in Bermuda, was cleared of failing to disclose a plot to authorities. A BBC story said, “A former chicken shop worker has been cleared of planning a drone terrorism attack after a trial at the... Read more of this article

BPS: Received Payment On Confiscation Order

BPS: Received Payment On Confiscation Order

[Updated - Officials now say it was part payment] The Bermuda Government received payment on the confiscation order made by the UK courts, the police said today in relation to the theft case which Jeffrey Bevan was convicted for his role in. A police spokesperson said, “In January 2011, Mr. Jeffrey Bevan, [a UK national], commenced temporary employment... Read more of this article

UK Court Orders Confiscation After Conviction

UK Court Orders Confiscation After Conviction

A court in the U.K. has confiscated thousands of pounds from Marcus Weeks and Dalji Waldron after they were convicted of drug charges. The report from Lincolnshire Live said that two brothers “have had thousands of pounds confiscated after selling drugs to university students in Lincoln by taxi.” Marcus Weeks and Dalji Waldron were jailed... Read more of this article

U.S. Officer Alleged To Be On Bermuda Cruise

U.S. Officer Alleged To Be On Bermuda Cruise

An alleged cruise to Bermuda while on duty has an American police lieutenant facing criminal charges, with David Andrade “accused of stealing $11,538 in holiday pay for time off he wasn’t entitled to, including a stint he claimed pay for when he was allegedly on a cruise to Bermuda.” This is according to a report in the Boston Herald which said,... Read more of this article

UK Court: Swan Denies Assaulting Footballer

UK Court: Swan Denies Assaulting Footballer

Damien Swan has pleaded not guilty in a British court to a charge of allegedly assaulting former footballer Gary McAllister, according to multiple reports from the British media. According to the West Yorkshire Police, “Damien Swan, aged 33, of Greenmount Terrace, Beeston, was charged by postal requisition with assault occasioning actual bodily... Read more of this article

Jeffrey Bevan Has Paid Back $394,307 So Far

Jeffrey Bevan Has Paid Back $394,307 So Far

Authorities in the UK have indicated that Jeffrey Bevan — who was convicted for his role in swindling over $1.5 million from the Bermuda Government — has paid just under £300,000 [$394,307] to date, a “sum which is able to be returned to Bermuda asap.” Bevan — who is serving time in prison in Wales – was previously... Read more of this article