Sun | May 19, 2019

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The Jamaican law-enforcement and justice systems appear incapable of clamping down on wide-scale fraud that caused domestic banks and other financial institutions to haemorrhage $750 million last year, a Sunday Gleaner investigation has unveiled....

Even as credit and debit card fraud increases in Jamaica, incidence of the crime is massively under-reported, with a banking anti-fraud expert’s educated estimate of 5,000 victims a year being almost tenfold the 551 reported to the police Fraud...

Jamaica’s commercial banks and businesses have been rocked by a swirling cheque fraud racket in which criminals rent accounts from customers and execute transactions. According to fraud prevention expert for the Jamaica Bankers’ Association, Lloyd...

Lawmakers yesterday saluted Ackaisha Green, the woman who gained popularity for her extraordinary display of honesty when she turned over a bag believed to have contained millions of dollars, which she found at an ATM in downtown Kingston. Holding...

The management of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has put in place special teams at all its depots in an effort to prevent further fires on its buses in light of three reported incidents over a seven-day period. A fleet engineer has been...

Western Bureau: As the thrust to transform and improve medical care at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay, St James, continues, two Hanover-based charities have stepped up to render cancer-care assistance to the health facility....

A Crown witness yesterday admitted to not mentioning the name or giving a description of accused Constable Jerome Whyte in his statements to the police. However, he denied only making mention of the policeman at the preliminary enquiry held in...

Cuba has been experiencing a massive tourism boom over the last five years, according to Ambassador Inés Fors Fernández. Fors Fernández, who was speaking at a Gleaner Editors’ Forum last week, said that since the start of 2019, Jamaica’s northern...

The sentencing for the three cops found guilty of manslaughter in relation to the March 2012 shooting death of 16-year-old schoolgirl Vanessa Kirkland has been postponed. It has been rescheduled for next Wednesday. This is the second postponement...

WESTERN BUREAU: Councillor Danree Delancy, the deputy mayor of Savanna-la-Mar in Westmoreland, has described as shameful and disgraceful the manner in which the establishment of a fire substation, which the Japanese government is funding in the...
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