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The ex-leader of Bermuda has been charged with corruption, potentially ending a decade-long mystery about the controversial US ad agency GlobalHue

The ex-leader of Bermuda has been charged with corruption, potentially ending a decade-long mystery about the controversial US ad agency GlobalHue

Ewart Brown, the former Premier of Bermuda.
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Ewart Brown, the former Premier of Bermuda, was charged with 13 counts of corruption. He denies the charges.




Prosecutors say he took improper payments from GlobalHue, a US ad agency that handled Bermuda's tourism business.




The charges potentially solve a lengthy mystery over the relationship between GlobalHue and Brown.




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Ewart Brown, the former Premier of Bermuda, was charged with 13 counts of corruption by the island's director of public prosecutions on January 20, according to the Royal Gazette newspaper.The charges bring to an end a more than decade-long mystery about the leadership of the Bermudan government between the years of 2006 and 2010: Just how corrupt was Brown, really?The answer, prosecutors allege, is that Brown's graft was routine. He received more than $4 million in bribes that went to him, a business that he owned, or as political contributions to the Progressive Labour Party that he led at the time, according to Reuters.Brown did not respond to two messages sent to his personal accounts requesting comment.
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