Woman who scammed millions arrested at WTC | Daily News

Woman who scammed millions arrested at WTC

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday arrested a woman, who operated   a company at the World Trade Centre in Colombo, for financial fraud amounting to over Rs.500 million.

The woman had cheated money from many individuals including businessmen, artistes, politicians and doctors, and had given the impression that she has intimate connections to powerful politicians. She had acted like a VIP. The CID said that there are eight complaints against her.

The CID said she has registered six companies related to gem, jewellery, construction, film production, and land buying and selling. she had obtained investments from various individuals to these companies.

She was arrested yesterday upon a complaint received from a businessman, who lost Rs.264 million by investing in a company belonging to her. Her business establishment was located in the 34th Floor of the WTC. She had engaged in this scam for about five years. It has been revealed that she has property all over the country.


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