Jun 28, 2021

Another suspect arrested over Sampath Bank's 43 million check fraud Featured

Another suspect has been arrested in connection with the alleged Rs 43 million check fraud involving the Melwa Steel Company's bank account at the Sampath Bank.
 
The fraud is considered to be the biggest one of this nature in Sri Lanka.

The suspect was arrested by the CID from the Embilipitiya area. These suspects have siphoned off Rs 43 million, using forged checks from the Melwa Company's bank account at the Kiribathgoda branch of the Sampath Bank.
 
The fraud had occurred on April 12 and nine suspects including employees of the Melwa Company and Sampath Bank have been arrested so far in this regard. 
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