Tag archive for ‘crime fund’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 7th, 2023

New gambling legislation is a work in progress

PHILIPSBURG — The first draft of a new gambling law has been completed, it appears from the third implementation report that details progress on measures that are part of the country package. The Temporary More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 16th, 2023

Improving Crime Fund management remains a work in progress

PHILIPSBURG — In April 2019 the Law Enforcement Council made six recommendations for the improvement of the management and supervision of the Crime Fund. In November 2022 the Council completed a report that More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 19th, 2021

No talks about lower prison sentence for Theo Heyliger – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG -- There are many rumors circulating about the fate of Theo Heyliger, the founder of the United People’s party (UP), who was sentenced in May of last year in the Larimar-trial to five years of imprisonment More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 13th, 2020

Reform Entity tackles chaos at Crime Fund

PHILIPSBURG – The Caribbean Reform Entity wants to contribute to strengthening the constitutional state, it appears from the document the Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations that outlines the entity’s More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Crime fund management under fire

PHILIPSBURG – The Crime Fund received in 2016 almost 1.3 million guilders from the verdict in the Bientu-case whereby Robbie’s Lottery owner Robbie dos Santos was sentenced to a 2-year conditional prison sentence More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Heartfelt cry

The sentencing of the woman who ordered the murder of her own father marked one of the more shocking crimes in our country’s history, but it was a heartfelt cry from a crime-victim that attracted even more of More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Victim’s fund

The call by attorney Geert Hatzmann for the establishment of a victim’s fund is a just one and one may well wonder why this call to action has to come from an attorney while successive governments and all Members More...