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CHRISTIANSTED — Senator Kenneth Gittens said that a local program to aggressively fight white collar crime would most likely pay for itself. “When we go after crimes like fraud, corruption and tax evasion it often means we also curtail losses to the Government or even gain new revenue,” Senator Gittens

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department issued a wanted poster today on a St. John man who they want to talk to about a domestic violence incident that allegedly happened on Friday. Henry “Trouble” Richards, Jr. of Estate Pastory is accused of second-degree burglary—domestic violence in connection with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A BVI native was given a less-than-one-year sentence by a federal judge for being an illegal alien in the territory carrying a concealed, loaded semi-automatic weapon. Ashan Westcott, 29, of Road Town, Tortola, was sentenced on Thursday for possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, United

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man went from hero to goat in just two short months. Federal authorities said that Randolph Donovan, Jr., a man working as a stilt walker for the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) at the Cyril

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands is reporting close to a 50 percent increase in stay over arrivals this year, a clear signal that tourism in the territory is on a strong rebound. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte announced that according to the U.S. Virgin Islands Bureau of Economic Research, the territory welcomed 347,725

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SAN JUAN —  AT&T, Inc. said it would sell its wireless and wireline operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to Liberty Latin America, Ltd. for $1.95 billion, as the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier cuts its huge debt pile. The deal comes as the company faces calls from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man investigating a “banging” noise coming from upstairs at his exclusive northside peninsula house got shot in the face for his trouble today, authorities said. “During preliminary investigation, victim stated he was inside of his residence and heard a banging sound coming from the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A wanted Florida fugitive from justice was arrested when he tried unsuccessfully to clear airport screening at Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas yesterday, authorities said. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau traveled to Cyril E. King Airport to detain 33-year-old Randolph Donovan Jr., after they were notified

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George today released a statement expressing disappointment upon learning that the 33rd Legislature in its 2020 Budget rejected the funding proposed for the White Collar Crime and Corruption section of the V.I. Department of Justice. The change was proposed by Governor Albert Bryan,

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ATLANTA — “This is me giving you my true authentic self unapologetically,” said Yassin Hall as she stood before those attending her latest book launch before taking the spotlight off of herself to make attendees a part of the conversation. Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Day which falls on October

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