A former member of the Parliament of Barbados has been arrested in Florida on conspiracy and money laundering charges filed in Brooklyn federal court.Donville [...]
Jamaica is to take over the presidency of the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network for the Caribbean (ARIN-CARIB) in 2019.
The seat is currently held by St Vincent and the Grenadines.ARIN-CARIB is an informal network of practitioners and cooperating bodies focused on all aspects [...]
Targeting Illegally Obtained Criminal Wealth in the Caribbean Launch of the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network ARIN-CARIB
On June 28 and 29, 2017, criminal justice officials representing 32 jurisdictions and constituent countries in the Caribbean region are meeting in Miami, Florida, [...]
Santo Domingo.- The National District 1st Collegiate Court on Thursday convicted five of the eight charged with fraud, conspiracy and embezzlement in the bankruptcy of the Banco Peravia bank.
The judges condemned Nelson Serret and Yessenia Serret Aponte to seven years in prison and fined RD$2.0 million.
Jorge and Carlos Serret were sentenced to three years in prison and fined RD$1.0 million, while Pausides Donato Rodríguez was sentenced to two years in prison, whereas Rolando and Nelson Cabral Veras and Florentino de Jesús Acosta were acquitted.
The first four convicts will also have to pay in excess of RD$1.9 billion in damages.
There are still 12 fugitives in the RD$1.4 billion Banco Peravia fraud case, among them Gabriel A. Jiménez Garay, José Luis Santoro, Luis M. Peña Melo, Miriam Serret S., Evelin Serret, Luis Serret, Carlos Bergantiños and Lorenzo A. Laviosa .
The bank scandal was uncovered in 2014. (article’s source)