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Criminal charges to be laid after MOCA operation at Accountant General’s Department

Published:Tuesday | October 28, 2014 | 1:27 PM

Police investigators have revealed that criminal charges will be laid against several persons at the end of a major fraud probe involving millions of dollars at the Accountant General’s Department (AGD).

The probe led to a joint operation at AGD’s King Street offices in downtown Kingston this morning by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) and the Revenue Protection Division (RPD).

Media liaison officer at MOCA Inspector Dahlia Garrick told The Gleaner-Power 106 News Centre that the operations were still underway.

In a statement this morning, MOCA said five persons had been taken into custody.

It says the probe surrounds irregularities and fraudulent activities totalling several million dollars which were uncovered through the Finance Ministry’s continued modernisation efforts and adherence to strict protocols laid down by the Central Treasury Management System.


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