Operation underway in Corporate Area to find individuals that swindled millions of dollars from local financial institution
A special operation aimed at finding persons involved in a cyber laundering scheme that swindled millions of dollars from a local financial institution is underway in the Corporate Area.
Personnel from the Financial Investigations Division (FID) the Constabulary’s Financial Unit and the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigations Branch are carrying out the operation.
Speaking with IRIE FM news, Principal Director of the FID, Keith Darien said at least five people are being targeted in today’s operation after they allegedly gained unauthorized access to some 50 million dollars.
Mr. Darien said today’s operation is the second of its kind to be conducted, following investigations into the cybercrime.
Three persons were arrested and charged in the first operation.