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31 May / 2017

ACC Statement on the Arrests of 31 May 2017

Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, with the assistance of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, have arrested two additional persons in connection with an ongoing investigation and previous arrests made on 19, 24 and 27 January 2017. A total of nine persons have now been arrested in connection with this matter.

Responsible for investigating serious allegations of corruption the Investigators arrested these persons on suspicion of committing the following offences:
1.    Bribery of Public Officials – contrary  to s.10 of the Anti-Corruption Law (2014 Revision);
2.    Fraud on the Government – contrary to s.11 of the Anti-Corruption Law (2014 Revision); and
3.    Breach of Trust – contrary to s.13 of the Anti-Corruption Law (2014 Revision).

The arrests of these two additional public officials took place today. They are described as follows:
1.    Female aged 42 years from the Spotts Newlands area; and
2.    Male aged 42 years from the Bodden Town area. 

In the first instance, those arrested are detained for questioning at the Prisoner Detention Centre (Fairbanks).  

The seven persons previously arrested in this matter remain on bail.

The investigation continues therefore no further details will be released at this time.