PHILIPSBURG:--- A confiscation order against W.H. and R.H. was brought in front of the judge of the Court of First Instance on Wednesday May 18. The Prosecutor’s Office believes that W.H. and R.H. received an illegally obtained profit of USD 84,603.59. This is the amount which was never found after the robbery at Sonesta Great Bay Casino on September 18,
2015. During this robbery USD 293,835.28 was stolen, but only USD 209,231.69 was retrieved. W.H. and R.H. were convicted for this robbery on March 16, 2016 to 5 and 4 years imprisonment respectively.
The prosecution believes that the suspects should not financially benefit from the robbery, after all, ‘crime does not pay’ and therefore requests that the robbers repay this amount. The court will rule on June 29.