PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The card buying case At social health care insurance SZV is presently being reviewed by the Prosecutors office. 721 News was told by Press prosecutor Tineka Kamps ” I can inform you that SZV has filed a complaint, 2 weeks ago, regarding one (1) employee.
Now the prosecutors service shall review if a criminal investigation should be conducted. Just 3 weeks ago United People’s (UP) party deputy leader Member of Parliament (MP) Franklin Meyers said he is eagerly awaiting the results of the investigation. “This situation, if proven as true, has severe consequences for the viability of SZV, for the country and for every hard working person on St. Maarten who pays their premiums every month as the law prescribes,” he said.
Meyers was made aware of the alleged card selling scheme recently. He took the opportunity to voice his concerns to SZV representatives in a closed session of Parliament’s Permanent Committee for Public Health, Social Development and Labour.
721 News has learned that a mass email was forwarded to all personal banning them not to speak to anyone about the investigation. We do know the identity of the employee and we await the Prosecutor office decision to go forward with this case.
Source SXM News Room