Scam warning 1
Have you had a letter from a foreign bank that sounds too good to be true? Jersey Police say that it probably is!
A warning has been issued about a series of scam letters doing the rounds.
Most claim to be from the Bank of China or the Bank of Japan and offer the chance to benefit from a dead customer's fortune.
Dozens of islanders have received the letters, which try to tempt them into giving out their bank account details for a share of $9 million.
Police say if you get one of these letters you should put it straight in the bin. The Force is working with officers in the UK to investigate the source of the scam.
This deception has been pointed out to them in a previous blog posting, yet they continue unabated. We have pictures of them, yet they appear most of the time in disguise or fancy dress. Our intelligence photo's are below.
The fluff head only needs a bit of white!
John Hemming's Address
JERSEY AND THE IMPRISONMENT OF STUART SYVRET
That this House notes the imprisonment of Stuart Syvret; believes that the public authorities of the island of Jersey do not operate in a manner compliant with the requirements of the European Commission of Human Rights (ECHR), there being overt and significant overlaps and contaminations between the legislature, executive and judiciary; further notes that Her Majesty's subjects in Jersey are not protected by effective checks and balances, and that there has been the political repression of former Chief Police Officer, Graham Power and former Senator Stuart Syvret; further notes that, notwithstanding the responsibility the Secretary of State for Justice has for good governance and Convention Rights in Jersey, the island's authorities are permitted to repress opposition activists, and that the Secretary of State for Justice and Jersey's Lieutenant Governor have failed to act; further notes that successive governments of the United Kingdom have committed this nation to securing real democratic freedoms and the rule of law in other jurisdictions, yet in the British enclave of Jersey on the United Kingdom's very doorstep, ordinary powerless people are oppressed by an entrenched oligarchy; and calls on the Secretary of State for Justice to appoint an independent Commission similar to that which investigated corruption in the Turks and Caicos Islands, to investigate the conduct of Jersey's public administration and to urgently bring the protections of the ECHR to Her Majesty's subjects in the island.