The Colombo Fraud Investigations Bureau arrested a couple who had swindled nearly Rs.10 million by promising youth opportunities for higher studies in the United Kingdom.
The couple were arrested in theThalangama police area having absconded for nearly a year. They had been operating from a small office in Maradana.
The fraud bureau is currently investigating the assets belonging to the two. Police said that the owner of the foreign employment agency was involved with the business for a considerable time period. (Supun Dias)