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PHOTO: Lottery scam threat

Friday, November 09, 2012    

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Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) General Manager Earl Jarrett (left) makes a point in a discussion about the lottery scam with Michael Smith (right), Vermont State President, FairPoint Communications; Major Bill King, York County Sheriff's Office in Maine, USA; and Leesa Kow, president, Jamaica Money Remitters Association.

Occasion was the second Lottery Scam Forum staged by the JNBS at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston on Wednesday.

Smith and King presented international perspectives on the lottery scam, while Kow spoke to the impact the illegal activity was having on her sector. Jarrett chaired the forum which examined the threat the scam poses to banking, foreign relations and the country.

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