Police make arrests at hotel
Royal Cayman Islands Police Financial Crime Unit detectives arrested five people Tuesday in connection with reported fraud involving the use of local ATMs.
The police said officers received reports from a local bank about the fraud Tuesday afternoon which led to the arrests at a hotel the same evening.
The suspects, who were identified as three Romanian men, ages 27, 40 and 42, and a 22 year-old man from the U.K. were arrested on suspicion of theft and obtaining a money transfer by deception. The fifth suspect, a 26-year-old American, was also arrested on suspicion of theft and obtaining a money transfer by deception, and Police additionally suspected the American woman of possessing ganja.
None were charged by press time, but all remained in police custody.