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MOCA carries out raids as probe into fraud by Labour Ministry employees continues

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Operatives from the Major Organized and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) as well as investigators from the Financial Investigation Division are currently conducting search and seizure operations in sections of Kingston and St Andrew.

MOCA, in a release a short while ago, said that these operations are another step in an investigation into a multimillion dollar fraud that was said to be carried out by employees of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security.

It is reported that employees within the ministry have been using their positions to defraud the ministry of funds by generating and facilitating fraudulent payments.

According to MOCA investigators have so far uplifted several documents and electronic devices which are believed to be of significant evidential value.

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