|Smith blasts critics: Determined to deliver results Aims for 40% cut in murders rate
National Security Minister Derrick Smith, perhaps the most harshly criticised of the new government ministers, says most of the criticisms levelled at him are unfair, and is vowing to deliver on the administration's...
Sophisticated thieves! Fraud Squad overwhelmed
With the controversial Cuban light bulb project still hot on its plate, Fraud Squad boss, Superintendent Fitz Bailey says his team of investigators are up against an increased...
Haitians held in Hanover
THREE HAITIANS and one Jamaican believed to be involved in the drug-for-guns trade between Jamaica and Haiti were yesterday detained by the local police after an operation in Hopewell, Hanover.
'We expected more from British cops'
National Security Minister Derrick Smith has admitted that he expected more from the introduction of British police officers into the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
Some high-profile cases: 1999: Geoffrey Maxwell arrested on $22m fraud charge
Veteran football coach and former national player Geoffrey Maxwell was arrested on August 12, after Fraud Squad detectives charged him with fraudulent conversion of over $22 million.
Companies trying to protect image
Fraud Squad boss Superintendent Fitz Bailey says that the number of fraud cases is grossly underreported."I have no doubt that many fraud cases are not brought to the attention of the police.
POLITICS, it is said, is not for the faint-hearted; nor is it for the weak-kneed.
More scams in private sector:But public sector has too many cases says Auditor General Adrian Strachan
More fraud is being committed in private sector organisations than in the public sector, statistics from the Fraud Squad show.
Fraud Squad winning fight
Despite the overwhelming number of cases reaching the Fraud Squad, the unit is reporting a fairly high success rate in at clearing the large volume of cases.