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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations


 
Date:Wednesday, July 03,2019
Distribution: All Media

Appeal for Information: Yuval Joshua Abraham

Acting Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro (Crime Division) – Following a complaint from Hiscox Group of Companies, officers of the Bermuda Police Service launched an investigation into Mr. Abraham, the former Chief Financial Officer.

The allegation was that Mr. Abraham abused his position in order to defraud the company of approximately $1.8 million. Mr. Abraham left Bermuda before an arrest could be made. 

The following criminal charges have been approved:

Eight counts of Obtaining a Money Transfer by Deception, contrary to Section 346(1) of the Criminal Code;

Nine counts of False Accounting, contrary to Section 351(1)(b) of the Criminal Code;

One count of Attempting to Obtain a Money Transfer by Deception, contrary to Section 32 as read with Section 346(1) of the Criminal Code; and

One count of Money Laundering, contrary to Section 43(1)(e) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1997.

Information has been laid before the Court and an arrest warrant was issued for Mr. Abraham.

Enquiries indicate Mr. Abraham absconded from Bermuda and his current whereabouts are not known.

It is believed that he has links with the UK, South Africa, Poland and Israel.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Abraham should contact Detective Constable Jeff Blair or Special Constable Andrew Bartlett at the Bermuda Police Service Specialist Investigations Department (Financial Crime) on (441) 295-0011.


All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department