Jamaica National to host 2nd Lottery Scam forum Nov 7th

Date Published: 
May, 2014

A second forum to discuss strategies in support of Government and private sector initiatives to eradicate the lottery scam and address its impact on security, trade and foreign relations is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7 at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel in Kingston.

The forum, being hosted by Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), is set to begin at 8:00 am and representatives of financial institutions, remittance companies, diplomats, and members of the security forces are among the participants.

A research paper on the lotto scam will be presented by economist Dr Damien King, coexecutive director of the Caribbean Policy and Research Institute; while the forum will also hear presentations on the impact of the fraudulent activity on financial institutions from the Jamaica Bankers’ Association and the Jamaica Money Remitters’ Association.

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