Turks and Caicos Charges Two with Bribery, Money Laundering


Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Turks and Caicos’ Special Investigation Prosecution Team has charged two men in the latest arrests of an ongoing investigation into previous corruption in the territory.

The first was a 42-year-old male who was charged with conspiring to receive bribes, and the second was a 47-year-old male charged with money laundering.

Both men will appear in the Downtown Magistrates Court in Providenciales on Friday.

The Special Investigation Prosecution Team has made a series of arrests in recent months, some of whom were former Ministers of Government, along with a civil recovery in another case.

The SIPT began action based on reports of widespread in the previous government, which was uncovered by a Commission of Inquiry chaired by Sir Robin Auld.