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Five alleged lottery scammers arrested in Manchester

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2014 | 8:48 AM

The Manchester police are reporting that their crackdown on lottery scamming activities in the parish continues to bear fruit.

Investigators say they arrested five men yesterday for their alleged involvement in the illicit scam.

They say the men were accosted during a raid at a house in Bonito Crescent in Manchester.

The police say they seized laptop computers, lead sheets and books containing names, bank information, social security numbers and addresses of persons living overseas.

The five were arrested on suspicion under the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transactions) Act.

Investigators say the men will be questioned and charges are expected to follow.

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