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Police hunt for fraudster who defrauded Rs. 17.5 million in job scam

11 Jun 2024 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

Fraud allegedly operated through IMH Logistics (Pvt) Ltd, located in Janajaya City Hall, Sri Jayawardenapura, Kotte

By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya   

Police are seeking public assistance in apprehending a  suspect wanted for defrauding individuals of Rs. 17.5 million with  promises of employment abroad, particularly in countries like England  and Poland.   

Police said the fraud was operated under the guise of IMH  Logistics (Pvt) Ltd, based in Janajaya City Hall, Sri Jayawardenapura,  Kotte. 

The Mirihana Special Criminal Investigation Division has  launched an inquiry into the fraud and has already arrested a female  suspect, who was produced before the Chief Magistrate’s Court in  Colombo.   

During interrogation, it was revealed that an individual  named Fernando, claiming to be the company owner, was involved in the  scam. However, the suspect’s whereabouts and identity remain  undisclosed.   

Police have released photographs of the suspect and urge the public to provide any information regarding his whereabouts.   

They can contact Superintendent of Police, Mirihana on  0718591643 or the OIC of the Mirihana Special Crime Investigation  Division on 0718137373.