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Anti-Corruption Commission opts not to share pledge names

The Anti-Corruption Commission has declined to release the names of candidates that have taken its anti-corruption pledge saying it “might draw a negative inference for those that have not”.

One arrested in anti-corruption probe

Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission have arrested a 27-year-old public servant from East End on suspicion of a string of offences under the Anti-Corruption Law.

Anti-Corruption Commission seeks access to confiscation proceeds

Cayman's Anti-Corruption Commission is awaiting feedback from the attorney general on amending a law that would enable the commission to become more financially independent from government.

Man arrested for corruption offences

Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a 43-year-old man on Thursday morning on suspicion of breach of trust and money-laundering offences.
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Three charged with corruption offences

Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission have charged three people with corruption offences.

Miller: Anti-corruption agencies ‘under-resourced’

Public Accounts Committee chairman Ezzard Miller said local corruption-fighting agencies lack the necessary resources to perform their roles properly.

Football exec Blake vows to fight corruption charges

Football executive Bruce Blake has vowed to “vigorously defend” himself against corruption allegations after being charged with multiple offences late last week.

Former football officials Watson, Blake charged

Two former senior officials of the Cayman Islands Football Association have been charged with a string of offences, including money laundering and false accounting, in connection with an ongoing corruption probe.

Short Legislative Assembly session begins Wednesday

Three bills, including tweaks to proceeds of crime legislation to meet some of the recommendations of a recent anti-money laundering report, will go to the Legislative Assembly in a short session starting Wednesday.
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Man arrested for bribing public officer

Anti-Corruption Commission investigators and police arrested a 55-year-man from Newlands on Wednesday in an ongoing fraud and bribery investigation.

​Cayman Turtle Centre worker suspended in corruption probe

A Cayman Turtle Centre worker has been suspended and reported to the Anti-Corruption Commission after "purchasing irregularities" were discovered during an audit.

Letter – Why Anti-Corruption Commission investigators should be armed

I write in reply to your editorial of July 30, (“Don’t answer the latest call to arms”) which asks a few questions of me.

EDITORIAL – Don’t answer the latest ‘call to arms’

Lawmakers will consider a request to allow members of the Anti-Corruption Commission to carry Tasers, police batons and pepper spray. Does Cayman really need this expanding “arms race”?

Anti-corruption police want Tasers, batons

Investigators working for the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission will be granted the legal right to carry some weapons and protective gear, if a recently proposed bill is approved by local lawmakers.

Hospital security workers arrested in corruption probe

Two supervisors at the Health Services Authority’s security office were arrested Monday in connection with an ongoing criminal probe into staff overtime payments.

Anti-Corruption Commission makes two arrests

Anti-Corruption Commission investigators working with the assistance of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested two public officials Tuesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation.

Watson released from prison after 28 months

Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson was arrested by Anti-Corruption Commission officers Monday immediately after his release on license from Her Majesty’s Prison, Northward.

Sources: Watson arrested again in football funds probe

Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson was arrested Monday by officers from the Anti-Corruption Commission, the Cayman Compass has confirmed through numerous official sources.

A dozen immigration fraud defendants in court dock

Twelve people – six suspended Immigration Department employees and six other Cayman Islands residents – stood in the Summary Court dock Tuesday facing various charges related to a scheme that anti-corruption cops said sought to cheat an English-language proficiency requirement for foreign workers.

More immigration staffers charged in fraud case

Seven more people, including three immigration officials, were charged Tuesday and Wednesday in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation at the Immigration Department.

Corruption cops notified of Health Services Authority overtime probe

The Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission has been notified of an ongoing internal audit at the Health Services Authority regarding “irregularities” in overtime payments to security officers.
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Anti-corruption probe arrests now total 13

An arrest Tuesday, Nov. 21, brought to 13 the number of people arrested in an anti-corruption probe that has spanned nearly an entire year. Four arrests were made in the past two weeks.
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Twelfth arrest in anti-corruption probe

A dozen people have now been arrested in an anti-corruption probe that has spanned nearly an entire year. Three of the arrests have taken place in the past nine days.
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11th person arrested in corruption probe

Police and anti-corruption investigators arrested a 57-year-old woman Tuesday in connection with an ongoing probe in which 11 people have been arrested since January this year.

Woman arrested in bribery, fraud investigation

Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested a 31-year-old woman from Bodden Town Thursday morning on suspicion of corruption offenses.

Senior customs officer suspended with pay

A senior Cayman Islands customs officer has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an Anti-Corruption Commission investigation.

NEW: Second arrest in anti-corruption probe

A second man was arrested Friday in connection with a corruption and money laundering investigation being conducted by the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission.

George Town man arrested on suspicion of corruption

A George Town man was arrested Thursday morning by Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission investigators and Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers.

NEW: Two more arrests in immigration bribery case

Two more people were arrested this week in connection with an ongoing bribery scandal at the Cayman Islands Immigration Department.

Watson sent to prison, investigation stalls

Canover Watson began serving a seven-year prison sentence in early February on charges of conspiracy to defraud, fraud on the government, breach of trust and conflict of interest charges following a Grand Court verdict in the CarePay trial.

EDITORIAL – Cayman’s new anti-corruption ‘Dream Team’

On occasion a government announcement hits our inboxes carrying a certainty that, in this case, this group of individuals will have a significant impact on the workings of the public sector.

New Anti-Corruption Commission ‘must regain public trust’

For the first time in its existence, the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission is no longer presided over by a member of local law enforcement and has no government employees appointed to its membership.

New anti-corruption commissioners appointed

Four new members of Cayman’s Anti-Corruption Commission were announced Friday, following changes approved to the local Anti-Corruption Law earlier in the year.

Law removes public officers from corruption board

Changes to the Anti-Corruption Commission Law, approved by the Legislative Assembly on Monday, remove public officers from the commission’s board and give the commission its own police force.

Back-to-back legislative meetings expected

A marathon meeting of the Legislative Assembly that begins Wednesday is expected to take a few weeks to complete, putting the meeting’s end shortly before the government presents its next budget in late May.

Legislative bills: Major legislative changes proposed

A raft of significant legislation – dealing with everything from the protection of personal records, to public officials’ disclosure requirements, to private sector pensions rules – will be addressed in the Legislative Assembly at its April 25 meeting.

Bill would remake Anti-Corruption Commission

A new proposal to remake the Anti-Corruption Commission would mandate that all five members of the commission be appointed by the governor, and remove the police commissioner, the auditor general and the complaints commissioner.

Anti-Corruption Commission: No meeting in past 12 months

The last meeting of the Anti-Corruption Commission was on Feb. 13, 2015, a year ago Saturday.

Norman Bodden named to Anti-Corruption Commission

More than a year after the two private members left their posts on the Anti-Corruption Commission, the governor has named Norman Bodden of Bodden & Bodden Attorneys at Law and Bodden Corporate Services to the commission.

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