Tag: British Virgin Islands High Court

BVI Court Drops $511,000 Ransom Demand, But Keeps New Jersey Fisherman In Jail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The Magistrates Court in the British Virgin Islands dismissed the illegal fishing charges against New Jersey fisherman Michael Foy, according to his family and attorneys. But the court did not dismiss the illegal entry charge. and Foy’s scheduled to stand trial on that charge October 27.   Foy, 60, has been in jail since June 8 when he […]

‘Kangaroo’ BVI ‘High Court’ Holds American Fisherman Hostage With 10 Preliminary Court Hearings To Force Him To Pay $511,000 Ransom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — New Jersey fisherman Michael Foy will be released on bail from a British Virgin Islands jail Monday. Foy, 60, will be allowed to post bail after spending more than three months in a “medieval” BVI jail cell. The part-time resident of Puerto Rico is patiently awaiting his day in court on […]