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15 12, 2020

ARRESTS IN CONNCETION WITH HUMAN SMUGGLING

2020-12-15T17:37:23-04:00

On the 14th of November 2020, the French Border Police (SPAF) stopped a human trafficking incident from taking place. This was done upon the request of and in collaboration with the Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling Unit of KPSM and the Public Prosecutors Office. The persons were presumably being transported to the BVI/USVI. The persons, including [...]

ARRESTS IN CONNCETION WITH HUMAN SMUGGLING2020-12-15T17:37:23-04:00
14 12, 2020

Court of Appeal rejects request for an inquiry in respect of the Harbour group of companies Sint Maarten, Public Prosecutor’s Office explores options for cassation.

2020-12-14T22:49:49-04:00

On Friday 11 December 2020, the Joint Court of Justice (the Court) rejected the request of the Public Prosecutor's Office to institute an inquiry on the corporate policy pursued by the Sint Maarten Harbour Group (the Port). In 2016, the Public Prosecutor's Office started a preliminary investigation in response to repeated signals from the community of [...]

Court of Appeal rejects request for an inquiry in respect of the Harbour group of companies Sint Maarten, Public Prosecutor’s Office explores options for cassation.2020-12-14T22:49:49-04:00
27 11, 2020

Update from the Public Prosecution Service Sint Maarten

2020-11-27T11:26:44-04:00

In the last few weeks the Court of First Instance handled several cases that were pending due to closures because of COVID-19. These cases included armed robberies and shootings. The Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten hereby presents an overview of some of the cases which had a major impact on the community. Life sentence for contract [...]

Update from the Public Prosecution Service Sint Maarten2020-11-27T11:26:44-04:00
10 11, 2020

PROSECUTION CONSIDERING CONSEQUENCES COURT VERDICT

2020-11-10T19:11:10-04:00

The Common Court of Justice (Hof), on Thursday, October 29th, ruled against the claim of the Attorney General (PG) to prosecute MP Mr. C.T. Emmanuel for among other accusations, abuse of function in connection with the issuance of leasehold property. The legislator has determined that if the Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) wishes to prosecute a political [...]

PROSECUTION CONSIDERING CONSEQUENCES COURT VERDICT2020-11-10T19:11:10-04:00
8 11, 2020

Update from the Public Prosecution Service Sint Maarten

2020-11-08T21:21:33-04:00

In the last few weeks, the Court of First Instance handled several cases that were pending due to closures because of COVID-19. These cases included armed robberies and shootings. The Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten hereby presents an overview of some of the cases which had a major impact on the community. ❖ Life sentence for [...]

Update from the Public Prosecution Service Sint Maarten2020-11-08T21:21:33-04:00
5 11, 2020

PUBLIC PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE REACHES SETTLEMENT IN COMPLEX MONEY LAUNDERING INVESTIGATION

2020-11-05T09:52:47-04:00

The Public Prosecutor of the Attorney General's Office of Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba has offered three suspects of money laundering an out-of-court settlement. All suspects, a legal entity incorporated under the laws of Anguilla named Prospect Trading Limited and its ultimate beneficial owners, an entrepreneurial couple residing on Sint Maarten, have [...]

PUBLIC PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE REACHES SETTLEMENT IN COMPLEX MONEY LAUNDERING INVESTIGATION2020-11-05T09:52:47-04:00
15 10, 2020

MORE ARRESTS IN THE ‘SEABASS’ INVESTIGATION

2020-10-15T11:16:49-04:00

The head of ICT of the Country Sint Maarten, M.D. has been arrested today in the 'SEABASS' investigation. SEABASS is a long-term investigation in which the National Detectives investigate irregularities in the procurement of ICT projects in recent years. M.D. is suspected of abuse of his position when awarding of public ICT tenders, government fraud and [...]

MORE ARRESTS IN THE ‘SEABASS’ INVESTIGATION2020-10-15T11:16:49-04:00
31 07, 2020

Public Prosecutor’s Office receiving visitors on appointment

2020-08-03T08:45:37-04:00

As a preventive measure against COVID-19, starting August 3rd, 2020 and until further notice, the Public Prosecutors Office is closed to the general public and will only be receiving visitors on appointment. For more information or questions call the Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten at +1721 542 2243/ +1721 543 0109 or email to infosxm@omcarib.org

Public Prosecutor’s Office receiving visitors on appointment2020-08-03T08:45:37-04:00
15 06, 2020

Public Prosecutor’s Office reopens to the public on June 29th, 2020

2020-06-15T18:38:31-04:00

The Public Prosecutor’s Office will be open again for walk-ins as of Monday, June 29th, 2020. For the remaining 2 weeks, visitors will still be received by appointment only. To make an appointment call the Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten at +1721 542 2243/ +1721 543 0109 or email to infosxm@omcarib.org. The Public Prosecutor’s Office will [...]

Public Prosecutor’s Office reopens to the public on June 29th, 20202020-06-15T18:38:31-04:00
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