Latest News

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

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!

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.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon