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  • 1. • Curacao represented at the International Sports Platform• Breaking news: Youtube “terrorist” style video suspects arrest extended• Caribbean coral reef collapse can be avoided, researchers say• Robbie Dos Santos: ‘I didn’t do it’. Lottery boss accuses media of sensation and gossip• Formateur Camelia hopes that the new political Government can be installed on May 23Published On: Wed, Apr 3rd, 2013Main News | By EditionRaid on Curacao for SNS fraudWILLEMSTAD – In an investigation into fraud at SNSReaal (a Dutch Bank assurance), the Dutch Public Prosecution (OM) raided the Orco Bank in Curaçaoyesterday.Dozens of detectives searched the stately Mansion Cerrito in Willemstad, where the bank is located.The action was confirmed by a spokeswoman for the prosecution that directs the fraud investigation.Eyewitnesses reported that records were seized during the raid of the bank.Buck G., prime suspect in the SNS fraud, was for many years advisor at the Orco Bank in Curacao,owned by the wealthy Guis family. Suspect G. combined this work with the real estate branch of SNS,where the family Guis has millions in credit. It is suspected that G. has favored the banking family andthereby favored himself. Prosecutors accuse G. and five other suspects of bribery, fraud and moneylaundering in their operations at SNS.Orco Bank director Kenneth Canword confirmed tonight the raid at his bank by the Dutch OM. “Theraid took place in the presence of a local magistrate, a clerk and a prosecutor,” said Canword, who fullycooperated with the investigation. According to the bank manager, the Orco Bank has no knowledge ofsuspicious payments done by Buck G. through Curacao. Since his arrest last February, Orco Bank hassuspended G. as a consultant.
  • 2. Source: De TelegraafImage: Umpie WelvaartObject1

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