Sep 10, 2018

Massive fraud at SLC : Accounts Division sealed

The Accounts Division of Sri Lanka Cricket was sealed today (10) due to a massive fraud amounting to $ five million, it is reported.

It is said that the mastermind behind this massive financial fraud is the person who served as the head of the accounts division during former SLC Chairman Thilanga Sumathipala.

The suspect had attempted to deposit the $ 5 million paid by Sony for the television broadcasting rights for the England team’s Sri Lanka tour into another account which did not belong to SLC.

However, giving reasons for his actions the former head of the SLC accounts division has said that he had tried to deposit it in another account in an attempt to escape from being taxed.

According to SLC internal sources, the group of SLC administrators have gone to meet the Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapha at his office.