Guernsey minister asks for trust over fraud investigation

Jonathan Le Tocq Deputy Le Tocq said he believed the public would have the answers it wanted when the time was right

Related Stories

Guernsey's deputy chief minister has asked the public to put their trust in the States while investigations into a £2.6m fraud continue.

Last week the States announced there would be no comment on the issue until the police investigation was completed.

The money was paid out after a fraudulent letter was sent by someone posing as a major contractor.

Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq said speculation was not "helpful for the good of Guernsey as a whole".

He said: "I'm very confident in what I've heard so far, I want to be optimistic about the outcome of this on all fronts, so I don't think it's good for us to speculate."

Deputy Le Tocq said: "I feel very strongly that we need people in government whom we can trust.

"I do trust those who are currently responsible and working on the whole project to find out what went on and I do believe that they will deliver results at the appropriate time."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Guernsey

Weather

Guernsey Airport

Min. Night 9 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.