News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
Pyramid scheme a front for 'washing dirty money' Posted: Sunday, September 27, 2020
Police intelligence: Pyramid scheme a front for 'washing dirty money' Senior investigators said several runners for underworld figures have been seen frequenting the La Horquetta apartment over the last five weeks. In one instance, investigators said, a well-known underworld figure sent a runner to the apartment about two weeks ago with a million dollars in cash. Police sources said over the past few weeks, millions of dollars were taken by runners for known underworld figures.
Army vehicle moved DSS $22M away from cops When the $22 million was mysteriously returned to the CEO of DSS by police officers at the La Horquetta Police Station in the wee hours of last Wednesday morning, it triggered at least two parallel investigations to determine what exactly happened on that day.
Griffith: Not a cop grabbing DSS $$ in video Rather, Griffith said the officer, who can be clearly seen stuffing cash into his uniform inside one of the rooms during the raid, was from a supporting team from the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) which was also part of the raid. The incident was apparently caught by a hidden camera in the room.
Lockdown measures extended to October 11 Addressing the nation two days ahead of the promised date for a review on September 28, Rowley said on Saturday that while he was heartened to hear from medical experts that T&T's daily infection statistics were improving, he was still inclined to maintain strict public health measures to assist in getting the numbers down even further.
CMO: Downtick in COVID cases in T&T Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram confirmed, "We are seeing that curve bending downwards." He said as more data is collected over the next few days, they will be able to make further assessments.
MoE gives laptops to three children's homes Receiving on behalf of their institutions were Savita Seebaran, Manager of Hope Centre Home, Sandra Stapelton, Manager of the Cyril Ross Nursery and Amelia Baptise, Senior Home Supervisor of the St Jude's Home for Girls.
Cops warn of carjackings in Western Division The warning comes as officers retrieved another vehicle in Petit Valley yesterday following a report that a woman was robbed. According to the victim, at 5 pm on Frida, she parked and secured her motor vehicle, a light blue Hyundai accent hatchback, along Kilbracken Avenue, and proceeded to Kappa Drugs.