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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett is urging Virgin Islands’ residents to be aware of, and report suspected fraudulent activity related to hurricane relief operations and federal funding for hurricane victims. In the wake of the destruction wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, millions of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — Del. Stacey Plaskett is not among the House members of Congress who sponsored legislation against “revenge porn” and “sextortion” last year — despite being one of the national poster children tied to the issue. Just days after a member of Congress had a explicit photo released

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FAT ‘N SHORT OR IT: The U.S. Virgin Islands also has the shortest and fattest cops per capita than any jurisdiction in the territory. Cops in the territory could not run down a heroin junkie on crack. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) will be

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  [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEWARK — Caribbean nationals are among 36 people arrested by law enforcement authorities in New Jersey during a five-day operation as part of an ongoing “public safety efforts” campaign this week. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) service said that the operation targeted criminal immigrants who

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two U.S. Post Office workers admitted to shipping at least 308 pounds of marijuana through the U.S. mail in the territory. Calvin Benjamin, 50, of St. Thomas and Stephen Bernier, 53 of St. Croix have pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiracy

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted murderer who served more than a decade in prison for killing two men in 2002 is facing new federal gun charges, according to federal authorities. The man, Gregory Williams, 34, was at one point serving a sentence of life in prison. But after

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE  — A St. Thomas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling illegal aliens into the territory for profit, according to federal authorities. Steven Lewis, 57, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Tuesday to one count of aiding and abetting the harboring of illegal aliens, Acting U.S.

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WASHINGTON — Two former staffers who worked for Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett who are facing criminal charges for circulating nude images and video of her and her husband appeared in court this week. Juan R. McCullum, 35, of the District of Columbia was indicted by a grand jury on

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced the formation of a task force comprised of local and federal agencies to combat illegal activity related to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett urges residents and businesses to immediately report suspected fraudulent activity related to recovery

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COMPLACENT AND PHAT: But what will Gov. Kenneth Ezra Mapp do now that his base of operations, the Ritz Carlton Hotel in St. Thomas, was shut down by the forces of Hurricane Irma? [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Hurricane Mapp” might be worse than Hurricanes Marilyn and Irma combined …

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