Prosecutors and Defense Lawyers Fight over Matilda Parker 1.2mil. Bond

MONROVIA—The US$1.2M Insurance Bond filed last week by the Family Dollar Universal Insurance by Company to have the two NPA officials temporarily released hit rock bottom when prosecutors questioned the validity of the company’s assets to serve as surety for Matilda Parker and Christiana Paeley. The Criminal Court “C” at the Temple Of Justice was a scene of tense argument Monday as state lawyers battled the defense team of Matilda Parker as they sought to trash the $1.2m insurance bond filed on behalf of Parker and Christiana Pailey. Prosecutors told…

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Matilda Parker under probe for 800,000 have left Liberia

By Rodney Sieh MONROVIA—The embattled and suspended Managing Director of the National Port Authority (NPA), the subject of a major investigation and damning report by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) charging alleged fraud of more than US$800,000, has reportedly left Liberia for the United States of America, FrontPageAfrica has learned. Parker was suspended in April by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf along with her Comptroller, Christiana K. Paelay based on what the Executive Mansion said at the time was findings of an investigation by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC). The report which…

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