Category: Technology News

Man Who Used Credit Card Info From Dark Web To Buy $21K In Jewelry Arrested @ Airport

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An Atlanta man who used a platinum credit card he bought on the Dark Web for $15 to buy nearly $21,000 in watches and jewelry on Main Street appeared in federal court on illegal use of a credit card charges. Demonn Chadwick Jenkins II, 27, of Georgia, heard that he was charged […]

GERS Chief Preparing $7.7 Million Lawsuit Against WAPA For Payment Failures

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government Employees Retirement System of the Virgin Islands is preparing a lawsuit against the financially-strapped Water and Power Authority for about $7.7 million in past due money. At issue are past due employees’ and employer’s contributions and employees’ loans as well interest on these sums. WAPA has failed to forward the […]

CUSTOMERS SAY: Liberty Mobile Is The Worst Long Distance Phone Service In The USVI!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “It stinks!” That’s what customers of Liberty Mobile in St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John and Water Island think about the San Juan, Puerto Rico-based long distance telephone service. Liberty Mobile customers have complained about “drop zones” in St. Thomas and St. Croix where in process phone calls are dropped automatically when […]

Accounts Deceivable: Email Scam Costliest Type of Cybercrime

“The scammers are extremely well organized and law enforcement is not,” Sherry Williams told The Associated Press. RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — A shopping spree in Beverly Hills, a luxury vacation in Mexico, a bank account that jumped from $299.77 to $1.4 million overnight. From the outside, it looked like Moe and Kateryna Abourched had won […]

Entrepreneurs Learn The Importance of Separating Personal and Business Finances

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Many small businesses begin as a personal venture or idea that is tied to the personal finances of an entrepreneur. But once that enterprise starts to grow, it is important for business owners to understand the benefits of keeping their personal and commercial finances separate.  To help female entrepreneurs in the Virgin […]

Juan F. Luis Hospital Installs Advanced Equipment For Women’s Health

CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) is working with Hologic, a medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health and well-being through early detection and treatment. The Estate Diamond Ruby health care facility now owns the advanced equipment necessary to perform Myosure and Novasure minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. JFL […]

How To Make Money Online

You have been wanting to make some money, right? Of course. Everybody wants to earn money. Fortunately, the internet has revolutionized the way of doing business. It has eradicated some of the limitations and expanded borders. Today, geographical factors are no longer a factor in not making money. You only need a computer and the […]

Governor Bryan To Read To Children On Human Services’ ‘Virtual Storytime’ Via Zoom

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) is encouraging all child care providers to join tomorrow’s Virtual Storytime presentation on Zoom and allow your children to be entertained by Governor Albert Bryan. Dr. Seuss best stated is best, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more […]

Truck Flips And Hits Utility Pole Near Gas Station In Glynn, Knocking Out Power To 2,000 Residents

KINGSHILL — A truck flipped and hit a utility pole near mid-island knocking out electricity to nearly 2,000 people on St. Croix last night. The crash occurred near Sam’s Gas Station in Estate Glynn about 10:40 p.m. Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “A vehicular accident in the area of Sam’s Gas Station which […]

New CEO Smith Says Brighter Future For WAPA Means Keeping The Power On For You And Me

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Andrew Smith, the new executive director and chief executive officer for the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, says he intends to bring a fresh perspective to the troubled utility, and is working with other WAPA leaders to rebuild customer trust and create a reliable, affordable power grid for the Virgin Islands. […]