Category Archives: crime and Investigations

Cops bust $1M/Month gift card scam in Queens New York – (New York Daily News)

– The gift that kept on giving is giving no more.

Cash and gift cards that were seized from Christopher and Bryan Nathoo

The 192-count indictment, announced Wednesday by the Queens DA’s Office, charges that brothers Christopher and Bryan Nathoo oversaw a sophisticated crime ring that stole credit card information, used it to buy gift cards and then exchanged the cards for cash.    Continue reading

Ramjattan, top cop tightlipped on possible Roger Khan probe

11 July 2019

Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan and Commissioner of Police Leslie James both yesterday declined to say whether any investigation regarding crimes committed on local soil by  recently released Guyanese drug kingpin Roger Khan has started or if there are plans to do so in the near future.

The 47-year-old Khan is currently in the custody of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) awaiting deportation to Guyana. He recently completed serving ten years of a 15-year sentence for drug trafficking.                Continue reading

Thieves hit ATMs in Barbados, leaving some customers broke

Stabroek News – 08 July 2019

(Barbados Nation) Police are probing reports that scores of bank accounts were hit over the weekend, leaving some customers broke.

And it appears that it is the work of thieves using skimming devices again – this time gaining access to accounts at Republic Bank, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank and Scotiabank.        Continue reading

Guyana News: Roger Khan due for release on Monday July 8, 2019

  • Deportation expected
Shaheed Roger Khan

Stabroek News – July 6, 2019: Convicted drug kingpin Shaheed Roger Khan is set to be released from a Florida prison on Monday after serving just over eight years of a 15-year prison sentence.

Khan, 47, is presently in what is described as “A low security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum security satellite camp.” July 8th 2019 is the date listed for his release.

It is expected that he will be deported upon his release.            Continue reading

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids … Cities say they will not participate 

WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said today they would not cooperate with federal authorities.

In a call with reporters earlier this week, Mark Morgan, the acting director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the agency would target for deportation families that have received a removal order from a U.S. immigration court.

The Washington Post reported today that the operation is slated to launch on Sunday and is expected to target up to 2,000 families facing deportation orders in as many as 10 U.S. cities, including Houston, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles.  Continue reading

Guyana: Time to put a stop to Crooked Cops – By Yvonne Sam

 – By Yvonne Sam

Investigation has provided no remediation. Ranks still collecting for protecting

I open with a statement  written by the author which appeared in your newspaper on December 10, 2015 — The Guyana Police Force in cooperation with the State, the Society and the Citizens of Guyana have according to their mission statement sworn to provide service and protection by means of crime prevention and detection, maintenance of law and order, traffic control, property protection and peace preservation, through the provision of the highest standard of professional police service with absolute integrity and dedication.                Continue reading

QC Alumni Literary Event – Toronto – Dave Rohee’s Book: “Kidnapped” – July 14, 2019

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Guyana Police Corruption: Seniors reportedly hunting for whistle-blowers

Corruption in the police force Seniors reportedly hunting for whistle-blowing ranks …Alleged corrupt cop “reverted” to uniform, transferred

Photo: Tough times for Berbice police: President David Granger with Deputy Commander, Paul Williams; top cop, Leslie James (2nd l), Deputy Commissioner, Nigel Hoppie, and Crime Chief, Lyndon Alves (right).

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Guyanese man arrested at JFK with 34 birds in hair curlers

Frightful similarities encircling tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic

By Caribbean News Now contributor – June 12, 2019

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic – The latest in a series of startling similar fatalities in the Dominican Republic, a sixth American tourist was reported Monday to have died from a strange illness at a resort in the island.

Most of the deaths, and several other serious illnesses, include healthy, middle-aged adults who consumed a drink from their hotel room minibar before abruptly becoming severely ill.        Continue reading

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