Phocea crew member leaves Vanuatu despite court order to stay

The Independent reports that Phocea crew member and model, Faviola Brugger Dadis, has left Vanuatu despite a court-issued order for all crew to remain in Vanuatu. The Prosecutor is appealing against Read the rest of this entry »


US model fined Vt 70,000 for obstructing officials on board Phocea

Faviola Brugger Dadis modelling

An image of Faviola Brugger Dadis taken from her modelling portfolio website

The Phocea farce continued this morning in the Magistrates’ Court with American model Faviola Brugger Dadis being fined just Vt 70,000 for obstructing Vanuatu Customs, Maritime and Police officials when they boarded the vessel after it entered Vanuatu illegally. The maximum fine is Vt 2,000,000 and two years in prison.

The Vt 70,000 fine was handed down by Senior Magistrate Stephen Felix.

US model Faviola Brugger Dadis at Port Vila Magistrate’s court Monday 20 August 2012

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