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Yamini Potter, accused of entangling three people in a scheme to fraudulently clear a criminal record, pleaded not guilty in St. Croix District Court on Friday.
A panel of federal appellate judges said the V.I. government may have taken adequate steps that would allow it to collect excise taxes in the future. The ruling came on Wednesday in the case of Reefco Services, Inc. vs. Government of the Virgin Islands.
V.I. Department of Justice officials recently told a federal judge they have recovered from a 2019 ransomware attack and a computer virus infection that wiped out its electronic records system.
The contract dispute involving electronic gaming machines in the U.S. Virgin Islands enters a new phase on Monday. That’s when a federal judge has ordered the parties involved in a civil lawsuit to submit new written arguments supporting their breach of contract claims.
The head of the Virgin Islands Bar Association called on the territory’s legal community to speak out against police brutality resulting in the death of unarmed civilians on the U.S. mainland.
Federal civil rights attorneys and legal counsel for the V.I. government asked for a delay before making their next appearance in District Court on the subject of prison reform.
A federal judge ruled late last week that there is no difference between electronic slot machines and video lottery terminals, changing the course of a lawsuit brought on by Southland Gaming LLC against the USVI.
The dispute over unpaid funds owed by the U.S. Virgin Islands government to the Government Employees Retirement System is bound for federal appellate court.
St. Croix Police Chief Sydney Elskoe said he wants better relationships between his department and the community, and St. Thomas/St. John/Water Island Police Chief Ludvig Thomas said he wants to provide a steady hand for those who serve the district.