January 26, 2021

TCI Michael Misick trial: Defence calls for end of trial

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By Delana Isles From Turks & Caicos Weekly News THE FIRST in a series of no case submissions by defence lawyers in the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) trial has been made, with the lawyer calling for an end to the proceedings. Queen’s Counsel Jerome Lynch, who along with attorney Peter Melleney represents former […]

TCI: Government lost $55m in revenue in one year

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From Turks and Caicos Weekly News FROM April 1, 2007, to March 2008, the Turks and Caicos Islands Government, headed at the time by Michael Misick, lost $55 million in revenue due to duty that was foregone in several areas. In court last week, former customs collector Terry Selver testified about a number of discrepancies […]

Long awaited corruption trial to open on Tuesday

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From TCI News Now The trial of former premier Michael Misick and nine co-defendants on multiple charges of fraud, corruption and money laundering will begin on Tuesday at the Supreme Court in Providenciales and is expected to last six months. It is understood that procedural issues will be dealt with by the court until December […]

Former TCI Premier’s trial starts on December 7

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From Turks And Caicos Weekly News The corruption trial of former Premier Michael Misick and several former Government officials has been set to commence this December 7 in the Myrtle Rigby courthouse in Providenciales. This past week, on Monday and Tuesday, the presiding judge Paul Harrison met with the lawyers to iron out some case […]