May 03, 2017

FCID probes Global Lifestyle over pyramid-like scheme Featured

The FCID is investigating Global Lifestyle company following instructions by the president’s office on a charge that it is carrying out a pyramid-like scheme.

The company is based in Malaysia, and there is suspicion that it is funding Tamil groups operating in that country.

Police in Galewela, Anamaduwa, Ethimale, Puttalam, Mannar, Welimada, Bandarawela, Welikanda, Polonnaruwa, Mahiyangana, Kamburupitiya and Matara have received complaints the company, some of which are being heard at courts.

The FCID believes the money earned from that racket has been sent to Malaysia through the undial scheme.

Involved in it is reported to be the wife of a person accused over an ethanol racket.

She draws a monthly salary of Rs. 850,000.

The brother-in-law of the racket’s mastermind, a Tamil living in Malaysia, gets Rs. two million a month.

Another person, a former top figure at Max Media network and a friend of Arjun Aloysius, who is implicated in the Central Bank bond scam, receives a monthly salary of Rs. one million.

The agent who runs the racket in Sri Lanka lives in Pannipitiya and he earns around Rs. 150 million a month.

There is information that the money collected at its Ampara, Batticaloa, Kandy, Matara and Jaffna branches had been sent to Malaysia through the manager of a private bank at Mutwal.

Await further information….