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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

Court: Man Charged With Killing His Own Mother

Court: Man Charged With Killing His Own Mother

Alexander Deltoro has been charged in a Florida court, with the 28-year-old accused of fatally shooting his own mother. According to a report in the Sun Sentinel, “A Margate mom stepped in between her son and husband, trying to break up their fight. Now she’s dead and her son is in jail, accused of shooting her in the face. Photo via U.S. media:“Alexander... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years In U.S. Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years In U.S. Prison

An American man convicted in a U.S. court of sexually assaulting a minor on a seven-day cruise from Boston to Bermuda was sentenced to 3.5 years in a prison, according to the U.S Department of Justice. A statement from the U.S Department of Justice said, “A Mississippi man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for sexually assaulting... Read more of this article

Court: Shaketa Raynor Jailed In England

Court: Shaketa Raynor Jailed In England

44-year-old Shaketa Raynor has reportedly been jailed for four years in the UK after being caught trying to smuggle cocaine. This is according to a report by the HullLive, which said, “Croydon Crown Court heard on Monday that Shaketa Raynor, 44, was found with over four kilogrammes of the Class A drug in her suitcase after a flight from Costa Rica... Read more of this article

Yuval Abraham Arrested In Athens, Greece

Yuval Abraham Arrested In Athens, Greece

Yuval Abraham was arrested in Greece and is “being held in custody pending a hearing on extradition to Bermuda,” the police have confirmed. Earlier this year, the police had said that following a complaint from Hiscox, they launched an investigation into allegations into Mr. Abraham, who is the former Chief Financial Officer. “The allegation... Read more of this article