Menu
RSS
The Informer
St. Andrew resident found guilty of NON CAPITAL MURDER

St. Andrew resident found guilty of…

A sixty-four-year-old man...

Worms Affecting Red Plum Lovers’ Appetite

Worms Affecting Red Plum Lovers’ Ap…

The island is currently e...

The Rural Economy In Tatters Says Sylvester Quarless

The Rural Economy In Tatters Says S…

The parish of St Andrew i...

Pure Grenada Wins 13th GOLD MEDAL at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Pure Grenada Wins 13th GOLD MEDAL a…

The Grenada exhibit at th...

Major Strides for Health Care

Major Strides for Health Care

A 64 Slice CT Scanner and...

BOXING MANIA 3 at Youth Development Center this Saturday night”

BOXING MANIA 3 at Youth Development…

Fists will fly at the You...

Farmer’s Dissemination Workshop Held In St. Andrew

Farmer’s Dissemination Workshop Hel…

More than fifty farmers w...

Spice Island Beach Resort Shares Grenada  Experience At Elegant New York City Media Luncheon

Spice Island Beach Resort Shares Gr…

The Spice Island Beach Re...

Agriculture Senator Keith Clouden Calls on The Minister To Step Down

Agriculture Senator Keith Clouden C…

Senator Keith Clouden who...

Prev Next

GFA VISA SCAM Featured

  • Written by  The Grenada Informer
President of the GFA, Cheney Joseph is spearing no efforts in assisting the investigation President of the GFA, Cheney Joseph is spearing no efforts in assisting the investigation

A number of top sports administrators and officials are being investigated by the US Embassy in Grenada and Barbados for an alleged Visa application scam.

According to confirmed reports from both Embassies at least five people are being investigated following what they say were irregularities uncovered during some visa application processes.

Reports are that the investigations surround officials from the Grenada Football Association, The Grenada Olympic Committee and a senior Ministry of sports official amongst others.

Two days following the departure of the National Women’s Olympic team for Puerto Rice in August, it is alleged that five persons went to Barbados to apply for Visas claiming to be footballers and football officials, who were attempting to go meet up with the team.

Upon further scrutiny, it was discovered that their declarations were false and at least one of the five persons was an entertainer.  It is also being reported that the letter submitted to officials at the US Embassy in Barbados were fake – in some cases bearing forged signatures.

It has also been confirmed that already, more than five people have been questioned by the office of the Director of Public Prospection here in Grenada, while the acting US Charge D’Affiares at the Lance Aux Pines office spearheads the investigation on the local front.

Our newsroom contacted officials at the US Embassy Barbados and was told that the investigation is being undertaken and also promised to have us speak to the investigating officer at a later date.

President of the GFA, Cheney Joseph was also contacted by our news desk and he confirmed that he has been informed about the investigation and is spearing no efforts in assisting.

 

Login to post comments
back to top

Sections

Local News

About Us

  • About Us
  • Contact Us
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Follow Us