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'Do di Math' ... Police launch anti-lottery scamming campaign with similar name to banned Vybz Kartel song

Published:Tuesday | November 10, 2015 | 11:23 AM
The campaign was launched yesterday by National Security Minister Peter Bunting (right) at a ceremony to hand over new vehicles to the Jamaica Constabulary Force. Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams stands to his left.

The Ministry of National Security has launched an anti-lottery scamming campaign called 'Do di Math'.

The campaign was launched yesterday by National Security Minister Peter Bunting at a ceremony to hand over new vehicles to the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

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Coincidentally, the name of the anti-lottery scamming campaign shares a similar name to a popular song by convicted murderer and dance hall entertainer, Vybz Kartel.

Before his arrest in 2011, Kartel released a song praising lottery scamming and compared the illicit activity to reparation.

The song was subsequently banned.

Bunting told the gathering that the campaign is aimed at showing the corrosive impact that scamming has on Jamaicans and Jamaica.

He said the initiative will target persons living in western Jamaica, which is said to be the central point from which the illicit activity is conducted.

 

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting