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3 BRAZILIANS BUSTED ON CREDIT CARD CHARGE

Three Brazilian nationals were arrested Thursday after they were apprehended on board the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas with fraudulent credit cards.
The trio also had magnetic striping machines, blank cards and credit card encoding devices, WVWI reported.
Attorney Douglas Sprotte, director of the V.I. Justice Department's white collar crime division, told Radio One news that it is too early in the investigation to know whether the suspects are linked to the reports last month of 2 million bogus credit cards being circulated in South America.
The arrests were made by members of the white collar crime division, Customs and immigration officers and Secret Service agents in cooperation with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line security.
Sprotte said the suspects had made purchases of several "big ticket items" here in St. Thomas, on the ship and in other Caribbean ports.
Sprotte said he expects an advice-of-rights hearing for the three Friday morning in federal court.

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Shouldn’t the VI Government also publish a list of people whose tax refund checks are delinquent? People the government owes. Seems only fair.

It would be nice if this was an actual link and not a screenshot

Here's one that should work for you: ltg.gov.vi/departments/property-tax-delinquency-list/

This would be a good opportunity for current and returning Virgin Islanders to buy homes without a huge mortgage

Nice, let people get robbed by Wapa, high cost of food, but when they can’t pay taxes, sell their homes to some rich statesiders! 🤯🤬

The link may not work, but the Avis has published this three times in the last seven days. Ya know what? The animal shelter will be happy for all the extra this month cause that’s what this is worth. You own this property, pay your flipping taxes. Bitch about WAPA but at the same time remember you also have some of the cheapest property tax in the the US

Jane, we just recently received our refund … surprisingly, with interest!

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