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Cash Plus A Tale Of Personal Suffering, Says Munroe

The recent acquittal of Carlos Hill, founder of defunct Ponzi scheme Cash Plus, was ripe on the tongues of many who turned out on Monday evening for a forum put on by the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) aimed at countering corruption said to be rife in Jamaica.

Repeatedly, the forum was interrupted by laughter and sympathetic hisses as burnt investors bemoaned their losses while moderator, attorney Emily Shields, tried to hold on to order.

“This is not the forum. I’m sorry, but this is not the forum for that, ma’am,” interjected Shields as one middle-age Cash Plus investor took the microphone, bemoaning how she lost $150,000 to the scheme.

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