The CID has informed the court that it has commenced an investigation into two businessmen who fraudulently remitted US $ 260 million worth of goods abroad under the pretext of importing goods.
It is said that the CID has reported the matter to the Colombo Chief Magistrate Buddhika C. Ragala yesterday (31).
The CID has informed the court that it was revealed that the two businessmen had sent US dollars from Sri Lanka to foreign countries, indicating that they were importing dates, gold, and other goods through a company registered as Noora Multi Traders.
Accordingly, they have informed the court that an investigation has been initiated against them under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act No. 5 of 2006.