FBI Called In To Assist With SSL Fraud Probe

Finance minister says development a body blow to Jamaica

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and other international agencies have been contacted by local authorities to assist in investigating the deepening multibillion-dollar fraud gripping investment firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL).

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke made the disclosure during a Monday afternoon press conference in which he stated that those responsible for the 13-year fraud will be brought to justice.

Usain Bolt is among those suspected to have been affected by the fraudulent activities at the investment firm.

Clarke also stated that every effort will be made to trace whatever assets may have been acquired by the proceeds of the fraud, wherever those assets may reside.

The Fraud Squad of the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Financial Investigations Division are leading the probe.


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