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Weekly Round-up: Overseas job scam... Chinese businessman murdered...Former KC athlete facing US jail time

Sunday, March 04, 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica —  Reports of a job scam surfaced on Wednesday when more than 100 job applicants across the island went to Christiana in Manchester to meet a bus that was supposed to transport them to Kingston, en route to Canada and the United States.

The applicants realised that it was scam when calls to the contact person from the supposed employment agency proved futile.

On the crime scene, a 28-year-old Chinese businessman who owned a supermarket in St Ann was shot dead on Tuesday afternoon. The police believe they now have the two main suspects in custody.

And in sport, former Kingston College and national swimming and track-and-field representative Xavier Boland is facing prison time in the United States and three felony charges of invasion of privacy after admitting to filming his male roommate having sex with women without their consent.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

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'Mi sell mi one cow'

Scores of applicants fall victim to overseas job scam in Christiana

St Thomas murder victims were blood sacrifices, says prosecutor

Mr Chief Justice

UPDATE: Two arrested in murder of Chinese businessman

Western Jamaica Media Association mourns young journalist

Former KC athlete admits to secretly filming roommate having sex

FID wants to be exempted

Leave us out!

'Gross disrespect'

Gov't, Opposition clash over voter reverification funding

New correctional centre proposed for Central Jamaica

UWI wants regional gov'ts to pay up

PYEONGCHANG WARRIORS

Holder delighted Gayle playing in World Cup qualifiers