Seven persons were this morning arrested by detectives from MOCA during an operation in sections of St. James and Westmoreland.
This morning’s simultaneous operation conducted by detectives from MOCA, with the assistance of the JCF Mobile Reserve, Jamaica Defence Force and officers from the Financial Investigations Division was targeted at persons who are involved in the illicit lottery scam. During the operation, several premises in Farm Hill and Farm Heights St. James as well as premises in Bethel Town, Logwood and Coral Springs in Westmoreland were searched resulting in a number of items used in lottery scamming being seized.
The persons are expected to be interviewed in the presence of their attorney following which charges will be laid.
MOCA wishes to remind members of the public who may have any information that could assist in any other investigation to call MOCA at 754-3435 or 906-5099 or 851-0113 or 1-800-CORRUPT or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org More information is on the MOCA.gov.jm website or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MOCAJamaica and follow MOCA on Twitter @MOCAJamaica.