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Friday 14 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s former Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano pleaded not guilty today to a total of 15 charges, with 12 of those charges including perjury and accepting bribes, relating to the issuance of Tongan passports, and three charges for possession of firearms and ammunition without a license.
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Monday 25 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A businessman of Asian origin was convicted of failing to declare carrying over $10,000 pa’anga at Fua’amotu International Airport last year, and is expected be sentenced in April.
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Thursday 24 January 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men of Asian origin were arrested with around $40,000 in USD and New Zealand currencies in body packs wrapped around their bodies on Friday, January 18 at the departure lounge at Fua‘amotu International Airport.
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Monday 11 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano had his case adjourned again to June 25, to allow more time for his side to file a defence.
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Friday 2 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano (66) has been arrested and charged with numerous crimes, including allegedly making a false statement to obtain a Tongan passport, and money laundering. He remains in police custody, in Nuku'alofa today.
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Law
Monday 14 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two workshops on Anti-money Laundering, and the Combating of Terrorist Financing were opened in Nuku'alofa this morning, May 14.
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