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Serphos1
By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Prosecution spokesman’s vehicle torched

WILLEMSTAD — The car of Prosecutor’s Office spokesperson Norman Serphos was set on fire and burned out early Wednesday morning. Apparently residents of Jan Thiel where the law enforcement official lives heard More...

Sulvaran
By Edition On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Corallo’s lawyer denies tax evasion allegations

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD –“The accusation that Global Starnet committed crimes of tax evasion as a result of non-payment of the special PREU tax that the concessionaires of the legal gaming system must pay to More...

Emsley Tromp
By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Public Prosecution decides to prosecute President of Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution (OM) of Curacao has decided to prosecute the President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) for tax fraud. The investigation against Mr. Emsley Tromp, called More...

Asset-Recovery-team
By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Prosecutor launches Asset Recovery Team

PHILIPSBURG – Government and the Prosecutor’s Office of St. Maarten are collaborating to go after money-launderers and combat illegal activities involving financial gain by these criminals. Prosecutor Ton Maan More...

Courthouse-sxm
By Edition On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Court of Appeal quashes acquittals, sentences three ‘Masbangu’

PHILIPSBURG – The Court of Appeals on Wednesday sentenced three of the four suspects in the so-called “Masbangu-case.” The case concerns the investigation involving the buying and selling of votes on behalf More...

Spaans
By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Solicitor-General to develop international legal aid center

PHILLIPSBURG - St. Maarten has had a new Solicitor-General, Jan Spaans (50), since January 1. He represents the Prosecutor’s Office in appeal cases at the Joint Court of Justice, such as the well-known “Menam” More...

Elections
By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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No ‘selfies’ behind voting booth

WILLEMSTAD – Voters are not allowed to take ‘selfies’ while they are behind the voting booth. This is according to a decision made by the Supreme Electoral Council (SEC). The Public Prosecutor also warned More...

ronald-plasterk
By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Corallo’s extradition may take another year

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten/Italian casino boss Francesco Corallo may remain incarcerated in St. Maarten for another year, as his actual extradition to Italy may not take place until the summer of 2018. This is due More...

Courthouse-sxm
By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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House search and arrests in ‘Robalo’ investigation

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - In connection with the criminal investigation code-named “Robalo ” the suspects E.L.A.H (37) and U.G.A. (55) were arrested on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. A search led by the Judge of More...

Court house
By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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D-Day in court for Burney ‘Nini’ Fonseca

Fonseca WILLEMSTAD – Today it's Burney ‘Nini’ Fonseca’s turn to prove that he is not the intermediary person between the executors of the murder of the politician Helmin Wiels and the intellectual authors. More...