10 held for fraudulent salary payments amounting to $22.5 million

Nine men and a woman are currently in police custody, following investigations by the Anti-Corruption Investigations Bureau (ACIB), into the alleged fraudulent payment of $22.5 million in salaries at the San Juan Regional Corporation for the period 2011 to 2017.

The arrests were made during anti-crime exercises in the Petit Valley, Valsayn and St. Augustine districts, between 3:30am and 12:00pm on Thursday 26th July, 2018.

Spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) William Nurse, of the ACIB, the exercise also included officers of the Professional Standards Bureau, Complaints Division, InterAgency Task Force and the Northern Division Task Force.

The ten persons, ages 25 to 40 years, are being interviewed by officers attached to ACIB and charges are imminent. Snr. Supt. (Ag.)

Nurse will be leading investigations.

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