A billionaire resident of the plush community of Lyford Cay, who has had a lot of controversy swirling around him recently, has now been accused of criminal activities by a local blogger.
The Guardian, a top newspaper in the U.K., has published scathing articles that expose the “secrecy, corruption and intimidation” of the Bahamas offshore financial services industry.
In what appears to be an attempt to sweep the matter under the rug, senior police officers have transferred, rather than discipline, a violent cop.
A police sergeant, who forgot to come to court to testify in a drug case, has been fined a paltry $75 despite having played a role in perverting justice.
Corrupt members of the Bahamas legal system in the Bahamas are said to be figuring out new ways to delay the case or get their “boy” set free.
Both the Bahamas’ chief prosecutor and the deputy Prime Minister have told top police officers that it is time to clean up their act.
Visitors and residents were shocked and outraged when an off-duty Bahamian police officer savagely beat a tour guide in downtown Nassau in front of throngs of tourists.
In a move that appears to embolden criminals in The Bahamas, a judge has discharged an injunction barring employees of the Bahamas Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) from engaging in “illegal” activities.
Corrupt employees at BTC have reportedly “bugged” phone lines of FNM Members of Parliament and given confidential information to “bad boy” PLP MP Shane Gibson, according to the Punch tabloid.