$750m bank fraud - Rackets surge as most scammers go unpunished

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The Jamaican law-enforcement and justice systems appear incapable of clamping down on wide-scale fraud that caused domestic banks and other financial institutions to haemorrhage $750 million last year, a Sunday Gleaner investigation has unveiled….

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$750m bank fraud

Gleaner on May 19th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaican law-enforcement and justice systems appear incapable of clamping down on wide-scale fraud that caused domestic banks and other financial institutions to haemorrhage $750 million last year, a Sunday Gleaner investigation has unveiled….

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Rental accounts, cheque scam rock banks

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Jamaica’s commercial banks and businesses have been rocked by a swirling cheque fraud racket in which criminals rent accounts from customers and execute transactions. According to fraud prevention expert for the Jamaica Bankers’ Association, Lloyd…

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Crooks hatch elaborate card fraud schemes

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Even as credit and debit card fraud increases in Jamaica, incidence of the crime is massively under-reported, with a banking anti-fraud expert’s educated estimate of 5,000 victims a year being almost tenfold the 551 reported to the police Fraud…

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Cops seize seven guns

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An assault rifle was among at least seven illegal guns taken off the streets as the police ramped up their enforcement efforts across several divisions on the weekend. At the same time, several persons were arrested in connection with the illegal…

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Crash trauma cripples hospitals - One in three emergency cases is crash victim

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Road crashes have forced the Government to spend billions of dollars on treatment annually, but attendant costs such as diagnostic services, hospital occupancy, physiotherapy and emotional trauma are taking a heavy toll on the country’s healthcare…

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CRASH CLASH - Safety officials cite substandard vehicles but car dealer rubbishes claim

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Cheap and underdesigned vehicles, primarily those favoured by taxi operators, are being blamed for many of the deaths from crashes on Jamaica’s roads, and traffic experts are urging the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) to implement stringent…

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Matalon: a passion to serve, a commitment to Jamaica

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New chairman of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, Joseph Mayer Matalon, assumed leadership of the listed group on May 1. Joe M., as he is also known, lists among his hobbies a love for public-sector policy work, that has seen him lead major…

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Matalon: a passion to serve, a commitment to Jamaica - Jamaica Gleaner

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Matalon: a passion to serve, a commitment to Jamaica  Jamaica Gleaner

New chairman of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, Joseph Mayer Matalon, assumed leadership of the listed group on May 1. Joe M., as he is also …

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UK hangs tough on deportations - Some ex-cons killed after resuming career of crime, says high commissioner

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The recent killings of five Jamaican convicts deported from Britain have sent off alarm bells among advocacy groups in that country, but local British authorities have remained resolute that wrongdoers will continue to be sent on a one-way ticket…

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