Chinese national arrested in Mount Lavinia over credit card scam

A Chinese national is among four suspects arrested in Mount Lavinia over a credit card scam.

Police spokesman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana said the suspects were arrested following a complaint filed with the Mount Lavinia Police by an online Customer Service Centre. 

The three Sri Lankan suspects have been identified as residents of Kandy, Warakapola, and Mount Lavinia. 

The Mount Lavinia Police has conducted a search operation on the residence of the suspects. One laptop, 30 fake credit cards, and a few materials used to create fake credit cards have been seized during the operation. 

DIG Ajith Rohana said the suspects will be produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today. The Mount Lavinia Police is conducting further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)