Bermuda: Prosecutors accuse Bermuda’s ex-premier Brown of graft, pocketing millions

Prosecutors in Bermuda charged former Premier Ewart Brown with participating in a wide-ranging corruption scheme on Wednesday, accusing the ex-leader of pocketing millions of dollars and unlawfully helping his centre-left Progressive Labor Party.

The charges follow a decade-long investigation and mark the first time in the island’s modern history that a former leader has been charged with graft.

Brown, who served as premier of the British territory from 2006 to 2010, faces 13 counts of corruption stemming from a scandal involving a U.S. hospital that provides care for many island residents.

Brown is alleged to have received more than $4 million in bribes personally or that were funnelled to his own local clinic in exchange for government contracts.

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