Appeals Court takes more time to decide on Corallo’s detention

PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice on Wednesday was expected to give its decision on a request to suspend the detention of casino boss Francesco Corallo during a closed-door session.

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Eis 3 jaar cel tegen Gerrit Schotte

WILLEMSTAD - Het Openbaar Ministerie heeft vandaag opnieuw drie jaar celstraf geëist tegen Gerrit Schotte tijdens de behandeling van het hoger beroep in de zaak-Babel.

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Corallo’s freedom at the mercy of the court

PHILIPSBURG--The conditional release of casino boss Francesco Corallo (56) still has to be decided by the Common Court of Justice. The judges also said on Tuesday that they will rule on Italy’s extradition request before June 20.

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Nog drie aanhoudingen in strafrechtelijk onderzoek Aruba tegen minister Croes

ORANJESTAD – In het strafrechtelijk onderzoek Ibis, gericht tegen minister Paul Croes, zijn dinsdag nog drie personen aangehouden.

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Curacao Coast Guard arrests 50 Venezuelans entering the island illegally

WILLEMSTAD – Early this morning the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard intercepted two go-fasts with approximately 50 Venezuelans who were trying to enter the island illegally.

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Joint Court delays Corallo’s bail request

PHILIPSBURG - The verdict about a possible extradition of the casino boss to Italy is set for June 6. On May 16, lawyers requested the Court to release their client on bail.

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First murder for 2017 reported in Anguilla

ANGUILLA--The Royal Anguilla Police Force is investigating the shooting in the area of the Yellow Banana store in Stoney Ground that resulted in the death of 24 year old Anderson Carty of North Hill. This is the first murder in Anguilla for 2017.

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Former Coast Guard Officer Illidge shot dead in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD--Gregory Bertrand Illidge, born in Aruba on January 8, 1963, was shot and killed in Curaçao on Sunday.

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St. Maarten police have cyber attacks on radar

PHILIPSBURG--The Police Force of St. Maarten (KPSM) has been handling different forms of complaints of cybercrime over the years.

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Analyst says Caribbean entities at risk for ransomware attacks

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Caribbean companies are at risk of falling prey to large-scale cyber-attacks similar to the one that interrupted computer systems across the globe last week, unless they take operational risk more seriously, a risk analyst has warned.

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Armed robbery suspect facing 12 years in jail

PHILIPSBURG--Twenty-seven year old O.T.G, suspected of having committed eleven armed robberies at Chinese supermarkets and restaurants between July and October 2016, may be facing twelve years imprisonment.

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Cybercrime groeit: investering in geld én kennis vereist

DEN HAAG - ‘Er zijn investeringen nodig om de groeiende cybercriminaliteit het hoofd te bieden. Investeringen in geld, maar zeker ook op het gebied van kennisverwerving, kennisontwikkeling en kennisdeling.’

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Beelden afsluiting inhoudelijke behandeling strafzaak Drum

KRALENDIJK - Vandaag was de laatste dag van de inhoudelijke behandeling van de strafzaak Drum op Bonaire.

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Tussenpersoon aangehouden in strafrechtelijk onderzoek naar minister Croes Aruba

ORANJESTAD – In het strafrechtelijk onderzoek Ibis – waarin onder meer minister Paul Croes wordt verdacht van ambtelijke corruptie, misbruik van functie en mensensmokkel – is vandaag de tussenpersoon J.F. aangehouden op verdenking van actieve ambtelijke omkoping.

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US judge clears way to try first 10 in Jamaican lottery scam

NORTH DAKOTA, United States--A federal judge in North Dakota has cleared the way to try the ten defendants who have already been arraigned in a multimillion-dollar Jamaican-based lottery scam case instead of waiting until the other five suspects have been taken into United States (US) custody.

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Former InselAir manager arrested

PHILIPSBURG--Police arrested InselAir’s former St. Maarten manager A.H on Tuesday morning in connection with an embezzlement case involving him and another former employee, for allegedly skimming close to US $100,000 from the company last year.

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OM eist 25 jaar tegen Venezolaan die agent Ferry Bakx neerschoot

KRA;ENDIJK - Vanochtend heeft het Openbaar Ministerie de eisen in de zaak ‘Drum’ bekendgemaakt.

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Requisitoir officier van justitie in rechtszaak Drum

KRALENDIJK - Requisitoir van de officier van justitie op de tweede dag van de inhoudelijke behandeling van de strafzaak Drum in Bonaire.

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Auto OM-woordvoerder Norman Serphos in brand gestoken

WILLEMSTAD - Vanochtend vroeg is de auto van Norman Serphos, woordvoerder van het Openbaar Ministerie Curacao, in brand gestoken.

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Driving instructor faces trial for issuing false driving licences

MARIGOT--A resident of Dutch Quarter, B.R. is to appear in court in Marigot on September 28, 2017, accused of selling false documents, namely international driving licences, and swindling many innocent victims.

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