The Spokesperson for the Police DIG Ajith Rohana stated that a 39 year old individual from Trincomalee has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
Returning from Dubai the individual has been involved in an illegal money transfer racket abroad and has managed to hack and transfer a total of LKR 1440 million from US banks to various local accounts. As part of the scheme once hacked and transferred to Sri Lanka the money would be transferred back to US accounts by the local account holder creating the façade of the funds being transferred from Sri Lanka.
The spokesperson stated that the arrest was made when the suspect attempted to deposit a total of LKR 86 million into one of the bank accounts.
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