BARBADIAN EX-MINISTER ARRESTED IN US ON MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES

On 6th August, the Gleaner in Jamaica reported that Donville Inniss, a former member of parliament and former Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development was arrested and charged with 3 counts of conspiracy to launder money and money laundering.  The US DoJ says the charges stem from Inniss’ acceptance of bribes from a Barbadian insurance company in 2015 and 2016 when he was a public official. It is alleged that between August 2015 and April 2016, he engaged in a scheme to accept approximately $36,000 in bribes from high-level executives of an insurance company headquartered in Barbados and through a dental company and a bank located in New York State.  At the time of the transactions, he was a legal permanent resident of the US residing in Florida and Barbados.

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20180806/barbadian-ex-minister-arrested-us-money-laundering-charges

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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