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PLP ‘Support Call’ For Investigation Into Moniz

PLP ‘Support Call’ For Investigation Into Moniz

[Updated] “Based on the evidence shared in Parliament on Friday,” the PLP said they support the “calls for the Bermuda Police Service to commence an investigation into the former Attorney General’s actions while in office.” The PLP said, “In the House of Assembly on Friday, March 16, former Attorney General Trevor Moniz... Read more of this article

Audio: Moniz On Lahey Lawsuit, Treaty & More

Audio: Moniz On Lahey Lawsuit, Treaty & More

Saying he wanted to “correct some erroneous statements” relating to the Lahey case, Shadow Attorney-General Trevor Moniz said “no documents of any value were shredded during my time as Attorney General, by me or at my direction,” there “never was any breach of the treaty,” and “throughout the entire process,... Read more of this article

AG: Expenditure On Lahey Case To Exceed $1M

AG: Expenditure On Lahey Case To Exceed $1M

The cost to date of the litigation related to the Lahey case stands at $998,883.33, which is “not the final cost as there are still several outstanding invoices to be settled, with an approximate value of $100,000, which will result in the total expenditure exceeding $1,000,000.” This was stated by Attorney-General Kathy Simmons, who said,... Read more of this article

Scott Condemns ‘Reckless And Futile Lawsuit’

Scott Condemns ‘Reckless And Futile Lawsuit’

[Updated] Former Attorney-General Trevor Moniz’s “foolish and dangerous gamble cost tax payers at least a million dollars in legal fees,” PLP MP Michael Scott, adding that if he “had a shred of decency, he would do the right thing: apologise to the people of Bermuda and resign his seat.” Michael Scott said: “I wish to condemn... Read more of this article

Dr Brown Responds To Lahey Case Dismissal

Dr Brown Responds To Lahey Case Dismissal

Dr Ewart Brown said he was pleased by the Lahey case being dismissed, but not at all surprised, with the former Premier adding that he “heard no remorse from the former AG or his party” after they “frittered away $4 million of the people’s money.” Dr Brown said, “On Friday, March 9, the United States Federal District... Read more of this article

Premier: Complaint Over Information, Treaty

Premier: Complaint Over Information, Treaty

“There was a complaint by the U.S. Department of Justice that the former Government used information that was received in a mutual legal assistance for a civil matter,” Premier David Burt said in the House of Assembly as MPs were discussing matters surrounding the lawsuit against Lahey. This came during Friday’s session of Parliament... Read more of this article

Audio: Trevor Moniz Ejected From Parliament

Audio: Trevor Moniz Ejected From Parliament

Shadow Attorney-General Trevor Moniz was ejected from the House of Assembly last night as MPs debated the dismissal of the Lahey case during the motion to adjourn. This happened during an exchange with National Security Minister Wayne Caines over the files related to the Lahey case, with Minister Caines saying there were “allegations of documents... Read more of this article

Lahey Case Dismissed In Massachusetts Court

Lahey Case Dismissed In Massachusetts Court

[Updated with video + AG + Shadow AG + Lahey comments] “Lahey’s Motion to Dismiss is allowed,” the Massachusetts District Court has ruled, with the Order of Dismissal stating “the complaint is hereby dismissed. This case is closed.” Attorney-General Kathy Simmons said “from our perspective it is closed, and we don’t intend... Read more of this article

Lahey’s Motion To Dismiss ‘Under Advisement’

Lahey’s Motion To Dismiss ‘Under Advisement’

The Motion to Dismiss filed by Lahey Clinic has been heard by Judge Indira Talwani in Massachusetts District Court, and has been “taken under advisement,” with the Court due to make a ruling. In February 2017, the Bermuda Government filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts alleging that Lahey conspired with Dr Ewart Brown, with payments to Dr Brown... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Ewart Brown On Lahey Lawsuit

Video: Dr Ewart Brown On Lahey Lawsuit

As far as he knows the Lahey lawsuit has not been dropped, and the allegations are “frivolous,” former Premier Dr Ewart Brown said, adding that if they “had weight the Department of Justice would have agreed to take the case.” Dr Brown recently sat down with Bernews for a 80-minute live interview discussing a wide range of topics,... Read more of this article

AG: ‘In Process Of Obtaining Files’ On Lawsuits

AG: ‘In Process Of Obtaining Files’ On Lawsuits

[Updated] “There are no litigation files within the Attorney-General’s Chambers with respect to these matters,” Attorney-General Kathy Simmons said today, and as a “consequence of this highly irregular circumstance” she is “currently in the process of obtaining these files in order to review” the lawsuits against... Read more of this article

Moniz Urges Govt To Continue With Lawsuits

Moniz Urges Govt To Continue With Lawsuits

Shadow Attorney General Trevor Moniz has urged the new Government to continue with the lawsuits started in relation to Lahey and to Port Royal, saying that “no sensible Government committed to combating corruption would drop these lawsuits and other investigations.” Shadow Attorney General Trevor Moniz said, “When I was Attorney General... Read more of this article

11 Legislators Support Lahey’s Motion To Dismiss

11 Legislators Support Lahey’s Motion To Dismiss

Eleven current or former MPs — Alex Scott, Wayne Furbert, Kim Swan, Michael Scott, Zane Desilva, Kim Wilson, Mark Pettingill, Shawn Crockwell, Walter Roban, David Burt, and Dr. Ewart Brown — have submitted a filing in a Massachusetts Court in support of Lahey Clinic’s motion to dismiss, saying it is their view that the lawsuit is “politically... Read more of this article