7 in custody after $375k drug bust

Seven persons have been arrested following a massive drug seizure on New Providence, according to authorities. Police said they made the discovery shortly after 4:00 p.m. Thursday in the Bain and Grants Town constituency. Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) were said to have found some 375 pounds of drugs with an estimated street value of $375,000. Two […]

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Data Protection Commissioner to scammed bankers: File formal complaints

Data Protection Commissioner Michale Wright said this week that he is also investigating the recent automated teller machine (ATM) scam at Royal Bank of Canada and has since urged those who may have been affected to file an official complaint with his office. Commissioner Wright, in a statement released Wednesday said that as the protection of […]

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Police issues public warning on cyber crime

Police on Wednesday again warned the Bahamian public to take the necessary precautions to guard against cybercrime, in the wake of a recent data breach at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), that saw the theft of thousands of dollars from the accounts of dozens of customers. Some customers impacted by this latest scam, told Eyewitness News, […]

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Police uncover RBC scam

As Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) customers reel from the scam that affected many of their bank accounts earlier this week, members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Cybercrimes Unit revealed how thieves obtained bank user information from automated teller machines (ATM). Police also encouraged all members of the public to be vigilant when using […]

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Manhunt for wanted suspects

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating three men wanted for questioning regarding two of the country’s recent homicides. The first suspect is 22-year-old Kelvin Deveaux of Wilson Tract. Deveaux is described as 5’6-5’9″ tall and slim build, with a dark brown complexion. The second is 21-year-old Delando Fawkes of Lucaya Circle, Marathon Estates. […]

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Two still on the run from Simpson Penn

Authorities have confirmed that two escapees from the Simpson Penn School for Boys are still on the run. Thirteen boys escaped the reform school on Saturday through an opening in the roof of their dormitory, authorities told Eyewitness News. Minister of Social Services & Urban Development Frankie Campbell said Monday that he is disappointed that so […]

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Bahamians caught up in Sawgrass Mall robbery relive the frantic moment

A popular south Florida mall frequented by Bahamians was the scene of pandemonium Sunday as what was thought to be a mass shooting turned out to be a robbery. ABC’s Local 10 News reported that a man stealing a t-shirt from a department store sparked the chaos sunday that led authorities to evacuate the sawgrass […]

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13 boys escape, 4 still at large from Simpson Penn

Police have launched an islandwide manhunt for four juvenile inmates who escaped from the Simpson Penn School for boys shortly after 10:00 p.m. Saturday. According to reports, a supervisor on duty was alerted by noise coming from one of the cottages. Upon making checks, authorities said, the supervisor discovered an opening in the roof and that a number […]

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