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Coronavirus aid: California man arrested over fraud claim
July 17, 2020
Coronavirus aid: California man arrested over fraud claim

A California man has been arrested over claims that he fraudulently obtained at least $8m (£6.4m) in coronavirus aid and used some of the money to gamble...

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July 06, 2020
The Twin Crime Towers: Money Laundering & Fraud

As we plot our way through the mid-point of the first year of a new decade, the risk and compliance space has been inundated with changing landscapes. Interesting enough, here in The Bahamas...

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July 01, 2020
22-year-old pleads guilty to card fraud

A 22-year-old, man, who was accused of possessing fraudulent Bahamian documents, was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday. OcNeal Box appeared before Magistrate Sandradee Gardiner charged with two counts each of possession of forged documents a

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July 02, 2020
Senior policeman warns fraud is on the increase

A POLICE official revealed yesterday that fraud crimes at various local banks have increased from January 1 as he warned the public against allowing individuals to use their accounts. Chief Superintendent Matthew Edgecombe of the Financial Crime Inv

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July 01, 2020
Brothers charged with fraud

Police arrested a man after he used fake IDs as he attempted to collect National Insurance Board (NIB) benefits, a court heard. OcNeal Box, 21, went to a NIB check distribution site on June 26, according to Sergeant Kenny Thompson, the prosecutor. But when he [...]
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June 26, 2020
Man accused of fraud over passport and certificates

A SIERRA Leone man was charged in Magistrate's Court with 18 fraud-related counts including uttering forged documents, fraud by false pretense, and possession of false documents. Seth Christopher William Beoku-Betts, 44, appeared before Magistrate A

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June 26, 2020
Two deny obtaining spouse permit by fraud

TWO people pleaded not guilty to fraud charges in the Magistrate's Court yesterday. Yvonel Amilphat, 41, and Raquel Amilphat, 47, were charged before Magistrate Andrew Forbes, accused of allegedly committing fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud.

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June 26, 2020
Haitan man, Bahamian woman charged with fraud

A Haitian man and his Bahamian bride on Thursday denied that they conspired to fraudulently obtain a resident spousal permit. Yvonel Amilphat, 41, of Mount Royal Avenue, and 47-year-old Raquel Amilphat, nee McKenzie, are accused of conspiring to commit fraud by false pretenses between June [...]
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June 26, 2020
African trader denies fraud charges

A securities trader from Sierra Leone accused of using fraudulent documents to obtain a Bahamian passport, driver's license and a National Insurance Board (NIB) smart card was denied bail yesterday. The Financial Crimes Unit began an investigation after Seth Christopher Beoku-Betts was allegedly found with [...]
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June 23, 2020
Two men put on probation after confessing to fraud

TWO men were yesterday placed on probation and ordered to repay a marketing agency which they defrauded nearly two years ago. Tristian Rolle, 33, and Travado Taylor, 35, appeared before Magistrate Andrew Forbes, charged with possession of forged doc

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