Citizenship by investment fraud in St Kitts-Nevis is ‘nasty and disgraceful’, says former minister

Dwyer Astaphan

By Caribbean News Now contributor

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — As the numerous accusations being levelled at the St Kitts and Nevis (SKN) citizenship-by-investment (CBI) programme reached fever pitch this week, with evidence of malfeasance and passports being sold at fraudulent ‘rock bottom’ prices, a former national security minister said the situation “is nasty. It is ridiculous and disgraceful.”

Political and social activist Dwyer Astaphan raised the issue of CBI fraud in brutally frank terms on his weekly ‘Operating Room’ programme on WinnFM on Tuesday and accused government officials of ‘turning a blind eye’ to fraudulent developers who are ‘squeezing the blood’ out of the islands

Astaphan, who is now the chairman of the National Security…

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