Ex-trust office owner arrested

PHILIPSBURG–The 54-year-old Aruba-born owner of a former trust office in St Maarten was arrested in Philipsburg on Sunday, December 10, in an ongoing investigation into corruption with building projects in the country.

The detainee, whose name was given as C.deT., is suspected of co-perpetrating money-laundering, not reporting unusual transactions, conducting a trust office without a licence and destroying evidence, the Prosecutor’s Office said in a press release on Sunday.
The investigation is being handled by the Anti-Corruption Taskforce TBO and the National Detective Agency (Landsrecherche St. Maarten).

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/71739-ex-trust-office-owner-arrested