Gov’t to trace source of gold from Curaçao heist
-was destined for Miami
The stash of gold grabbed off a fishing boat in a spectacular early morning heist in Curaçao on Friday was destined for Miami, an island customs official said yesterday as authorities followed new leads while a local probe was announced to determine if the gold was mined here.
At least six bandits posing as police on Friday stole 70 bars of gold worth an estimated US$11.5 million ($2.3 billion) from a fishing boat, the ‘Summer Bliss,’ which had just moored at a wharf in Curaçao, having arrived from Guyana. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.