November 21, 2019

Largest ever corruption trial in Cayman ends with three guilty verdicts

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From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — The largest ever corruption trial in this British Overseas territory, ended on Thursday with the jury delivering three guilty verdicts. The case of fraud, breach of trust and bribery involved a network of corruption among several individuals, most of whom were government officers who held senior […]

New plot twist in Eric Watson show as associates plead guilty to insider trading

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By Bevan Hurley From Stuff.NZ One was a Cayman Island-based stockbroker and film producer whose credits include the little known crime-comedy Badass Thieves. The other was a search engine expert who ran financial websites promoting supposedly savvy share tips. Now both Oliver Lindsay and Gannon Giguiere have pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit securities fraud in a US $10m […]

Policeman convicted of rape gets 43 years imprisonment in Trinidad

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From Jamaica Gleaner PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A policeman who was found guilty of grievous sexual assault, rape, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, assault and false imprisonment was on Friday sentenced to 43 years in prison. It’s reported that the cop – Vishal Ragoo, 40, had been having sex with a girl since […]

Prince Andrew ‘appalled’ by Jeffrey Epstein’s sex abuse claims

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From BBC Prince Andrew is appalled by sex abuse claims about his ex-friend Jeffrey Epstein, Buckingham Palace has said. It comes after the Mail on Sunday published footage that claimed to show the Duke of York inside the financier’s Manhattan mansion in 2010 – two years after Epstein’s first conviction. Epstein, 66, took his own life in […]

El Salvador: Evelyn Hernández cleared over baby’s death

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From BBC A 21-year-old woman in El Salvador whose baby was found dead in the toilet where she gave birth has been cleared of murder during a retrial. Evelyn Hernández had always maintained she was innocent, saying that she did not know she was pregnant and lost consciousness during the birth. Prosecutors had asked for […]

US: FBI investigating suicide of Epstein

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From Newsmax The FBI is investigating the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in jail, where he was awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges. Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday morning at the Manhattan Correctional Center, according to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Fire Department said it received a call at 6:39 […]

The rise of scandal insurance in Hollywood

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Can you indemnify against dick pics? By Boris Kachka From Vulture One Monday in June, a team of young data researchers gathered in the conference room of a Boston start-up called SpottedRisk to talk about celebrities who’d gotten themselves into trouble. Operations analyst Franki Slattery began the meeting by ticking off a couple of updates:Cuba Gooding Jr. had been […]

Madison woman facing gun charges in the Cayman Islands killed herself after learning she would face a second trial

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By Bruce Vielmetti From JS Online A Madison woman charged in the Cayman Islands with having a gun in her luggage killed herself with a different gun when she learned prosecutors there intended to put her on trial a second time. A day earlier, a Cayman jury couldn’t reach a verdict when she was tried in absentia. Carol […]

Mobile app security threats and secure best practices

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By KC Karnes From Clever Tap Is your mobile app secure?   It shouldn’t come as a surprise that mobile apps are targeted by hackers, given the rapid adoption and increased usage globally. By some estimates, one out of every 36 mobile devices has high-risk apps installed.1 An even more sobering mobile app security statistic […]

Crochet sculptures

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The Stunning Crochet Sculptures of Caitlin McCormack From Designer Daily When someone mentions crochet in a conversation, chances are that your first thoughts are for an old lady who seems to be doing it all the time. Caitlin McCormack does another type of crochet! Although she is a cat lady, she is well under eighty, and […]