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MP Alerts Parliament to Emerging Financial Scam Targeting Online Transactions

April 28, Colombo (LNW): During yesterday’s parliamentary session, MP Gamini Waleboda raised alarm over a burgeoning financial scam involving the unlawful transfer of funds from current and savings accounts designated for online transactions. He revealed that the scam is allegedly orchestrated by students from an institute specializing in online transaction training.

Expressing grave concern, the MP cautioned that individuals who have engaged in online transactions may be vulnerable to this fraudulent activity. He urged affected parties to promptly report any suspicious transactions to both the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) and the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission.

According to MP Gamini Waleboda’s disclosure, the extent of the scam is significant, with between 1,000 and 1,500 accounts reportedly compromised thus far. Describing the situation as serious, the MP called for swift action to address and mitigate the impact of this fraudulent scheme.

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