St. Thomas, V.I. – Today U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Ariel M. Smith announced the USVI Department of Justice has reached an historic victim-supporting settlement with JPMorgan Chase. The settlement includes significant commitments by JPMorgan Chase to curtail human trafficking, and payments by JPMorgan Chase to the USVI DOJ totaling $75 million.
St. Thomas, V.I. – The Victim Services Unit of the V.I. Department of Justice (DOJ) is teaming up with the Family Resource Center (FRC) to host this year’s observance of the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims slated for Monday Sept. 25th at 5:30pm at the Emancipation Garden in St. Thomas.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – V.I. Attorney General, Ariel M. Smith announces the recent completion of Operation “Keeping Watch” which verified important information about the 65 registered sexual offenders in the St. Croix District.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Attorney General Ariel Smith informs the public that the V.I. Dept. of Justice, St. Thomas office located in the GERS building at 3438 Kronprindsens Gade, will resume operations on Friday August 18.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – V.I. Attorney General Ariel Smith announces that 62-year-old Felipe Felix, a registered sex offender, was arrested on August 15th, 2023, for unauthorized possession of a firearm. This arrest resulted from the efforts of our annual Sex Offender “Keeping Watch” Operation in the St. Croix District. The team responsible for the arrest are members of the V.I. Dept. of Justice (VIDOJ) Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Unit, V.I. Superior Court Probation Officers, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and the U.S. Marshals Service.