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                        J’wa “Balla” Charlery ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – The U.S. Marshals Service said the Richmond hotel murder suspect added to the agency’s “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list on July 2 was captured Thursday standing near a tent in a remote part of the British Virgin Islands. Richmond police charged 19-year-old

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – Two Israelis indicted in the U.S. and facing extradition for allegedly using fake passports and identities and running a “pump and dump” securities fraud scheme that made millions were ordered kept in custody for twenty days by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court today, due to fear

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NECKER ISLAND, British Virgin Islands — Sir Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands, Necker Island, may be his home and favourite hideaway, but he doesn’t mind sharing. With individual rooms now available for some last minute sunshine… what better way to see out the summer? From tennis lessons

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The International Tax Authority (ITA) of the British Virgin Islands has released templates for Individual and Entity Self-Certification Forms under US and UK FATCA. Copies can be found on the BVI Government’s website. The templates have been issued to assist BVI Reporting Financial Institutions (FFIs)

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CRUZ BAY — A Texas man who allegedly fled to the British Virgin Islands to avoid sexual assault charges in Colorado had his day in an Aspen courtroom Friday. Peter Duane Watkins, 40,  is accused of brutally raping a 65-year-old Aspen, Colo. hotel employee in the spring. He was arrested by

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ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — The leader of the British Virgin Islands says his government hopes to reopen a luxury resort that shuttered last month, or at least help workers find other jobs. The Biras Creek Resort ended operations last week. A message on the resort’s website doesn’t report

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  NEWARK –A New Jersey man was indicted Friday for allegedly using his aircraft parts brokering company in a 19-year conspiracy to launder scrapped and rejected jet engine parts, authorities said. Gideon Vaisman, 75, is also accused of filing false tax returns to avoid paying taxes related to his business, U.S.

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A United States probe into the Swiss banking system has revealed that a prominent bank – headed by a man whose family is famous for winemaking – has used the British Virgin Islands’ lax income reporting laws to bilk the American people out of billions in tax

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Mitt Romney made tax havens like the Cayman Islands household words. But even Willard might blush at how much money the BVI took in last year. That’s right, while we were eating cheese and bread, my neighbors 40 miles to the north were raking in $92 billion in 2013. That’s

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  Attorneys representing Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak threatened to take legal action against the Wall Street Journal over allegations of corruption, and claimed that the report was part of a plot against him. Najib has been accused of siphoning off $700 million from a state-controlled investment fund into his

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