PHILIPSBURG/ WILLEMSTAD – On the request of Public Prosecutor office in St Maarten the Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team (RST) led by a judge of instruction conducted a house search today in Curaçao regarding an investigation into tax fraud, forgery and money laundering.
Several documents, files, computers and other digital information carriers were confiscated.
We will be waiting for an official Press Release from the Public Prosecutor Sint Maarten on this case.
721news got information that this case has to do with a case that branch off the Buncamper and retired notary case. We have to say that this investigation do not have nothing to do with the Buncamper or the retired notary.
Please read below the Press release that was issued in April 2016 by the Public Prosecutor office in Sint Maarten
Investigation regarding fraud, forgery and money laundering
The Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team (RST), conducted two searches yesterday and today under the authority of the investigating judge. The searches took place at a house and at a Trust Company.
The searches took place in light of an investigation that started in February concerning possible tax fraud, facilitating of tax fraud, forgery and money laundering. This investigation stems from the case against among others the Buncampers and a retired notary, which showed that allegedly other persons may have used this Trust Company to evade taxes.
Several documents, files, computers and other digital information carriers were confiscated. No arrests have been made, but the investigation is still ongoing.