Fraud Masters

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Ricardo Swire

On March 7, 2017 Republic of Guyana Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) detectives detained the country’s ex-President of twelve years, Bharrat Jagdeo, along with the daughter of another past President, Donald Ramotar and Dr Roger Luncheon, a former Presidential Secretariat boss was also among detainees, implicated in a high level investigation of fraudulently obtained State monies.

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French police search Fillon office as fraud affair rocks campaign

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Emile Picy and Chine Labbé

French police searched presidential candidate Francois Fillon‘s office in parliament on Tuesday as an inquiry into alleged fake work by his wife threatened his campaign and party leaders began to consider a ‘Plan B’ without him.

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Stealing Tax Cash

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Ricardo Swire

Two Caribbean islands are in the spotlight of a £100 million international law enforcement investigation. Antigua & Barbuda and the Federation of St Kitts & Nevis join India, Pakistan and United Arab Emirates, as issuant of high value contracts to a wanted UK businessman, Peter Singh Virdee. The property magnate and chairman of the “Virdee Foundation” charity, which assists vulnerable women and children with £200,000 annually, is in British law enforcement’s custody.

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Death Threat

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Ricardo Swire

Caribbean media outlets recently quoted reports of a paid JCA$5,000,000 or US$38,415 assignation bounty on a key Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Sergeant’s head. Evidence points to an illegal lottery scheme boss, whose name appears on an active US government extradition warrant. JCF intelligence noted a matching financial exchange, between the US based male lottery scammer and a major West Kingston Posse.

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Uganda’s Supreme Court declares Museveni duly elected

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Gloria Nakiyimba

The Supreme Court in Uganda has ruled that Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the National Resistance Movement,NRM, party‘s candidate, was legitimately elected.

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NGOs question allegation of corruption filed by DRC President

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Darell Maurice

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) associated with the protection of Human Rights are questioning the complaint lodged earlier this week by President Joseph Kabila calling for an investigation into acts of fraud, corruption and money laundering.

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