PHILIPSBURG:— On Monday, September 2, 2019, a member of parliament of Sint Maarten was detained by agents of the Anti-corruption Taskforce (TBO). He is suspected of accepting bribes, (co) committing official coercion and abusing his position. In connection with the same investigation, a member of the board of a government company was arrested earlier this week on Monday, September 9, 2019. He is – among others – suspected of the same criminal offenses but also of making decisions which are to the disadvantage of this public company.
The criminal investigation which has been named ‘Aquamarine’, focuses, among