This morning, 19 January 2017, five persons were arrested by Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission (“the Commission”) with the assistance of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
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).
Those five persons arrested, three of whom are public officials, are described as follows:
1. Male aged 42 years from the Prospect area;
2. Female aged 56 years from the George Town area;
3. Female aged 33 years from the West Bay area;
4. Female aged 37 years from the West Bay area; and
5. Female aged 43 from the Frank Sound area.
All persons have been detained for questioning at the Prisoner Detention Centre (Fairbanks).
The investigation continues therefore no further details will be released at this time.
Read the full ACC Statement on the Arrests of 19 January 2017.