CID receives 101 complaints over online frauds

Thursday, 17 September 2020 - 9:10


The Criminal Investigation Division has received 101 complaints regarding an online fraud worth about Rs. 61 million. This fraud has been  committed stating the a large prize money has been won from a foreign country through a lottery. 

Speaking at the media briefing held yesterday (16), Deputy Inspector General of Police Lal Seneviratne who is in charge of Media and Information Technology Division, stated that four Nigerian nationals were arrested in connection with this incident.