More than 1000 Jamaicans arrested in fraud cases between 2018 and 2022, $3.1B involved – DCP Bailey

Between 2018 and 2022, more than a thousand Jamaicans were arrested in relation to fraud cases, involving more than JM$3.1 billion and US$31 million.

This, according to head of the country’s Crime and Security Portfolio, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Fitz Bailey.

Speaking at the Bankers’ Association annual anti-fraud seminar on Thursday morning, DCP Bailey noted that the accused individuals were arrested by the fraud squad, MOCA and the Financial Investigations Division.

DCP Bailey said the monetary value of the fraud surpassed JM$3 billion.


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