AFTER FEARING for several years that the lotto scam was an imminent threat to their survival, stakeholders in the information and communication technology/business process outsourcing (ICT/BPO) sector say the danger is now almost non-existent.

The diminution of the lotto scam threat has been credited to the effectiveness of the near two-year-old Law Reform Fraudulent Transactions (Special Provisions) Act, which is aimed at crippling the activities of scammers.

Addressing a Gleaner Editors’ Forum examining the viability of the Montego Bay Free Zone, president of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ), Yoni Epstein, heaped praises on the police for what he described as their success in curtailing lotto scamming.


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