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“Best Cop” Eastman, undercover policeman charged with Sagga’s murder

Two police men , including an undercover cop and a detective, were Thursday arraigned on a charge of allegedly murdering a city businessman last month. Investigators said Detective Corporal, Derwin Eastman and intelligence policeman, Jameson Williams murdered Godfrey “Sagga” Scipio and on October 12, 2017 at Stanley Place and David Street, Kitty. Eastman, a former Best Cop, and Williams were ...

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Prisoner calls 911 and threatens to kill President

A prisoner Thursday morning allegedly called the emergency 911 number and threatened to kill the President, Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said. Wgen contacted, he confirmed to Demerara Waves Online News that police were questioning  the inmate of the Lusignan Prison about the alleged threat that he made. “The prisoner is being questioned. The matter is being given the attention ...

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Authorities probe Bishops’ High School teacher’s alleged sexual misconduct; he admits to relationships with former students

Alleged sexual misconduct by a Bishop’s High School (BHS) by a male teacher is being investigated by the Ministries of Social Protection and Education, even as the alleged perpetrator vehemently denied having sexual relations with the females while they were students or below the age of consent. Business teacher at Bishops’ High School, Coene Blaine Jackson, however, admitted that intimate ...

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State Assets Recovery Unit intensifies training

Even as the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) is working to recover stolen assets, which is estimated to be valued at more than US$400M, the organisation Monday morning opened a Law Enforcement Training Series on Assets Recovery and Financial Investigations. More than 70 persons are participating in the 18-day workshop being conducted in collaboration with the Caribbean Institute of Forensic ...

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Guyana should guard against opportunistic financial criminals in oil and gas sector- TT Attorney General

Trinidad and Tobago’s Attorney General, Faris Al Rawi on Wednesday advised that Guyana should guard against small-scale opportunists who may want to wash dirty money in a growing oil and gas sector. He said Guyana would not face a high risk from from the sale of oil and gas by oil producing countries or established downstream companies that provide related ...

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No need for parliamentary-appointed Anti-Money Laundering Authority – Attorney General

Guyana intends to scrap the idea of having an Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financing of Terrorism Authority because government has widened the involvement of wide variety of agencies in the system to detect and pursue financial crimes, Attorney General Basil Williams said Wednesday. “That was over-kill. Why would you put such a heavy superstructure over FIU (Financial Intelligence Unit)? ...

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“Definitely the Guyana Police Force will solve that crime”- Crime Chief on Kescia Branche’s killing

Homicide detectives are expected to lay charges in the coming days for the murder of the Richard Ishmael Secondary School teacher who died three days after she was found in an unconscious condition on a city roadway. Kescia Branche, 22, of Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown succumbed to severe head and other injuries on November 7, 2017, three days after she ...

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Unmasked gunmen snatch GY$1.2M from West Berbice money changer

Two unmasked gunmen on Sunday evening relieved a West Berbice money changer of GY$1.2M and one Blu cellphone. A police source close to the investigation revealed that cops discovered an abandoned car matching the description given. However no arrests have been made so far. Thirty-eight year-old Jaipaul Harrilal of Lot 13 ‘B’ Cotton Tree Old Road told Demerara Waves Online ...

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Guyana Gold Board staff resisted tighter controls to prevent fraud

As the Guyana Gold Board continues a probe into the alleged siphoning off of millions of dollars from miners during, Board Chairman Gabriel Lall said certain board members had resisted the introduction of an upgraded and secure system that might have prevented the scam. “You have just got me a little angry there, not with you, but with what I ...

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