Ed Ahmad sentenced to 2 years in jail over US mortgage fraud

A Guyanese born,  Queens businessman who hoped he could skip prison for helping bring down a powerful politician did not get what he wanted. Instead, Brooklyn Federal Judge Dora Irizarry sentenced cooperator Edul Ahmad to two years behind bars Friday for running a mortgage fraud scam. Ahmad was an asset in the feds’ case against […]

Businessman charged for issuing forged check to hardware store

53-year-old businessman, Jerome Singh, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was placed on $75,000 bail after he was charged for issuing a forged cheque at a local Hardware store. The Prosecution’s case states that on the 21st October, 2011 at Toolsie Persaud Limited, the accused presented the cashier with a cheque knowing it […]

Digicel to GTT: Focus on Customers and Competition

As the war of words between Digicel and GTT heats up over Digicel’s move to bypass the local network and rely on a Suriname hook-up for the provision of its data services, the company is firing back at GTT. One day after GTT accused Digicel of “robbing” the local tax system with its bypass move, […]

Police probing possible assassination plot against President

There is an ongoing police investigation into a possible assassination plot that may have targeted President David Granger. State Minister, Joseph Harmon, confirmed today that an investigation has been launched. He made the disclosure while responding to questions at the post-cabinet briefing. Mr. Harmon said the Administration was provided with information by the Police, that […]

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