Tag: International crime

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

Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Canadian airliner Sunwing isn’t having much luck as far as passenger behaviour goes, with the airline having to turn back a Cuba-bound flight to Toronto last week because of the alleged misbehaviour of two female passengers, which include allegations of smoking on board. Sunwing is the same airline that diverted to Bermuda last year after a Canadian... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Killed In UK Road Collision Named

20 Year Old Killed In UK Road Collision Named

The 20-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a road accident that reportedly involved a Bermuda driver in the United Kingdom on Sunday [Aug 24] has been identified as William Phillip Frederick Ruewell, of West Chiltington Lane, Billingshurst [pictured left; photo courtesy The Argus]. The 69-year-old Bermuda driver of the car involved in the crash... Read more of this article

Man Arrested Following Fatal UK Collision

Man Arrested Following Fatal UK Collision

According to a news report from the UK, a 69-year-old Bermuda man on holiday in the United Kingdom has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following an automobile accident that left a 20-year-old motorcycle driver dead. A report in the Littlehampton Gazette says, “The 20-year-old motorcyclist, who was riding a Honda... Read more of this article

UN Convention On Crime Extended To Bermuda

UN Convention On Crime Extended To Bermuda

Governor George Fergusson and Attorney General Trevor Moniz today [Aug 25] announced that the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime [UNTOC] has been extended to Bermuda. UNTOC was adopted in 2000 and ratified by the UK in 2006. A spokesperson said, “It includes a series of measures to combat transnational organized crime such as... Read more of this article

Jamaica Government Relaxes Cannabis Laws

Jamaica Government Relaxes Cannabis Laws

Jamaican Justice Minister Mark Golding announced that individuals caught with small amounts of cannabis [two ounces and under] will no longer be subject to a criminal conviction, the Jamaica Observer reports. Mr Golding said, “Cabinet approved certain changes to the law relating to ganja. “These relate to possession of small quantities of ganja... Read more of this article

Survey: Businesses Focus On Anti-Laundering

Survey: Businesses Focus On Anti-Laundering

Senior management’s focus on money laundering is at an all time high, according to findings from KPMG’s 2014 Global Anti-Money Laundering [AML] Survey, recently released by the Bermuda firm. A spokesperson said, “According to KPMG’s survey report, anti-money laundering has never been higher on senior management’s agenda, with regulatory... Read more of this article

Conspiracy Charge Filed Against Former Trader

Conspiracy Charge Filed Against Former Trader

According to the FBI, a former trader for ConvergEx Global Markets Ltd. — a former securities broker-dealer registered in Bermuda — has been charged in New Jersey with conspiracy to commit wire fraud. 47-year-old Craig Marshall — who the FBI said was based in Bermuda — was charged under seal by criminal complaint on May 27, 2014,... Read more of this article


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