Tag: International crime

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

Bermuda To Host Interpol Specialist Meeting

Bermuda To Host Interpol Specialist Meeting

The 32nd meeting of Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes against Children will take place in Bermuda on September 28th – October 3rd at the Fairmont Southampton. 31 countries of the 45 member countries will be present, and close to 150 delegates have registered. A spokesperson said, “The Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes against Children... Read more of this article

Report On Cayman Officers Death Released

Report On Cayman Officers Death Released

The Cayman Coroner’s Jury has returned with a suicide verdict in an inquest about death of a former Cayman police officer who died shortly after being released on bail after being arrested. According to the Cayman Reporter, shortly after Raphael Williams’s death, Cayman Police Commissioner David Baines requested an independent review of the circumstances... Read more of this article

BPS Extend Thanks After Suspect’s Extradition

BPS Extend Thanks After Suspect’s Extradition

The Bermuda Police Service has acknowledged the “valuable assistance” provided by international law enforcement partners in assisting with the arrest and extradition of murder suspect LeVeck Roberts. The 21 year old, who holds dual U.S. nationality, was extradited on Sunday [Aug 31] after having been arrested in Atlanta earlier this year. Roberts... Read more of this article


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