Curaçao central bank deputy director arrested for forgery

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A deputy director of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten has been arrested on suspicion of making false statements on legal documents, local prosecutors announced.

The Curaçao Public Prosecution Service said that on May 13 its anti-corruption team had arrested René Lourents, the deputy director of corporate relations and facilities management. The central bank has 10 deputy directors, each covering different roles within the bank.

Curaçao is a former Dutch colony, and has a quasi

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