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An Inside Look into Documents that Federal Investigators Maybe be Looking at in the Case Against the Lt. Governor:  Thursday's headlines and more

The Rydlyme contract, which is at the center of a federal investigation of the Lt. Governor Timothy Villagomez, shows that a former director, who was also indicted and pled guilty, signed the contract on behalf of CUC’s procurement manager, who apparently wanted nothing to do with the agreement. Federal investigators say CUC’s former executive director Anthony Guererro was pressured by Villagomez to push through a sole source contract for Rydlyme, which was being sold to CUC by the Lt. Governor’s sister and her husband James Santos.

Police say in the past three months, there has been an increase of copper wire thefts on Saipan
A large target for copper wire thefts is still the vacant La Fiesta mall. In August of 2007, an estimated $400 thousand dollars worth of copper wire was cut and stolen from the location.
According to police three men arrested last week for a string of burglaries on the northeastern side of the Island were also involved in stealing copper wire.

It was all shop talk at a conference held by the Saipan Chamber of Commerce. The topic of interest: How new federal laws will affect business in the CNMI.Residents were informed about business opportunities in the CNMI as well as how to prepare for new federal immigration laws.President of the chamber of commerce Jim Arenovski says business owners and foreign investors should know that it won’t be business as usual once the new law is implemented and that now is the time to start planning for the future.

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