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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a long-awaited decision that has major ramifications for the territory’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) program, the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C. has rejected the arguments of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and ruled that the federal statute of limitations applies to U.S. Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Victims of Hurricane Maria that took place beginning on Sept. 16, 2017 in parts of U.S. Virgin Islands may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service, the IRS announced Friday. President Trump has declared that a major disaster exists in the territory. Following the recent

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CHRISTIANSTED — One lucky Virgin Islander matched five out of six numbers in the Powerball drawing in Florida last night. Not only that, but one person in the territory spent one dollar extra for the Powerplay option on the ticket, meaning that the $1 million they won was doubled to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Celeste P. Bermudez, 42, of Methuen, Massachusetts, today to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for theft of federal program funds, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett said. Gomez also ordered St. Croix native Bermudez to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said people should beware of an automated IRS telephone scam that has targeted the St. Thomas community. Police said that the scammer is using IRS automated recordings that sound “very authentic.” The recording will say that there is a lawsuit filed

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TERRORIST FUNDED?: Steve Stockman ADVERTORIAL: To learn how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, please press play: HOUSTON — Steve Stockman was soon to board a plane for the United Arab Emirates this month when his unorthodox life took a sudden detour. The outspoken two-time former congressman from

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ARRESTED: 72-year-old Audrey Huff ADVERTORIAL: To learn how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, please press play: PITTSBURGH — A woman has been charged with being a money mule who sent $295,000 to Jamaican conspirators after elderly people in several states were persuaded to send her the money

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GUILTY: Celeste Bermudez ADVERTORIAL: To learn more about how you can help someone who has a gambling addiction, press play: CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix woman admitted in federal court today to stealing $5,000 that was earmarked to help people with HIV-AIDS. Celeste P. Bermudez, 41, formerly of St.

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