The Customs and Border Control (CBC) Service, with the help of its detection dogs, have seized more than $400,000 to date since operations were deployed.
The Customs and Border Control (CBC) has made the largest seizure of the ecstasy drug in the Cayman Islands to date.
The Caribbean is watching the Cayman Islands as they work towards becoming a world-class service in border control and protection.
The Director of the Cayman Islands Customs & Border Control Mr. Charles Clifford witnessed the signing of the newly established treaty to form the Caribbean Customs Organisation (CCO). The signing ceremony took place on 22nd May during the 41st Annual Caribbean Customs Law Enforcement Council (CCLEC) Conference in Havana, Cuba.
Sixty one Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers were trained to better track, tackle and deal with specific kinds of financial crimes that they could encounter at entry and exit points of the Cayman Islands. These include the possible transportation of cash or Bearer Negotiable Instruments (BNIs).
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers arrested two men as part of an ongoing drug investigation that arose when over four pounds of cocaine was interdicted at the Owen Roberts International Airport in November last year. The men were arrested for suspicion of conspiracy to importing cocaine.
The legislative changes central to the establishment of Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC), will become effective next month.
A Customs Basic Training Course for 12 new Customs officers commenced on Monday 4th June 2018 following a recent recruitment drive.