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Belize Police Department launches investigation into ‘land swapping saga’

Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017. 2:56 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Today, the Office of Prime Minister Dean Barrow issued a statement indicating that the PM has instructed the Belize Police Department  to investigate the alleged corrupt ‘land swapping saga’ involving Andre Vega’s 7 acres acquisition on Mosquito Caye as compensation for a parcel of private land that was allegedly and fraudulently obtained by Andre Vega from Government using Amy Forte’s name.

This afternoon, Belizean authorities issued a release stating that the Major  Crimes Unit has commenced the investigations.

According to the statement, the matter will be investigated promptly and thoroughly and then a file will be submitted to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for directives.

BBN will be updating its readers as this story develops.

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