Tag archive for ‘verdict’
Gavel & scales
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Lower prison sentence for Theo Heyliger due to violation of standards

PHILIPSBURG — The judge acknowledges that former Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger has been brutally treated by holding him first in a filthy Philipsburg police cell and then in Bonaire, violating his right More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Stand by your man

By Hilbert Haar The verdict is in and former parliamentarian Theo Heyliger is facing a 5-year prison sentence for accepting bribes and for money laundering. It is a given that Heyliger will appeal the verdict; More...

Theo Heyliger frisked at Belair Center for Larimar Court Case 20200309 JH
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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UP Board: Hearsay trial produces hearsay verdict

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United People (UP) party on Friday said that the hearsay trial of party founder Theo Heyliger resulted in a hearsay verdict, and hopes Heyliger’s legal team appeal the More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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WIB wins license fee dispute against Travel Planners

PHILIPSBURG – De Windward Islands Bank (WIB) has prevailed in a lengthy legal battle against travel agency Travel Planners over the payment of the 1 percent foreign exchange license fee for bank transfers to More...

Frans Richardson
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Court verdict reveals how Frans Richardson is guilty of accepting bribes, money laundering and tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced former Member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten party (USp) Frans Richardson on January 29 to 3 years of imprisonment. The court also took away More...

SZV Offices - sleep
By The Publisher On Monday, February 17th, 2020
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SZV wins million-dollar court case in appeal, or did it?

PHILIPSBURG – The court of appeals has ordered E’s Solutions, a company owned and managed by Eunicio Martina, to repay Social and Health Insurances SZV an amount of 1,757,550 guilders. The implications are More...

Theo Heyliger
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Silence results in acquittal for Heyliger

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in first Instance has acquitted suspended Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger of attempts to bribe former parliamentarian Romain Laville for lack of sufficient supporting evidence. This More...

Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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The wrong message

By Hilbert Haar Think about this a bit. The court in Philipsburg decided against sending the suspects in the Pompeii-investigation to prison because, according to local reports, “the insufficient condition of More...

Judge's Gavel
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Tattoo artist appeals fencing verdict

PHILIPSBURG – Rikinaldo Francesco M. will hear on April 25 whether the common Court of Justice finds him guilty of fencing looted goods after Hurricane Irma and of ill-treating his mother. In November, the court More...