19-year-old arrested on suspicion for using multiple fake accounts on Facebook

19-year-old arrested on suspicion for using multiple fake accounts on Facebook

19-year-old arrested on suspicion for using multiple fake accounts on Facebook

Written by Lahiru Fernando

10 May, 2018 | 2:09 pm

A 19-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of a scam, using multiple fake facebook accounts to obtain money from other users.

Police say the suspect used an ‘easy cash’ scheme to obtain funds from unsuspecting users by posing as the owner of Facebook.

The suspect was apprehended in Kamburapola, Polonnaruwa in an operation conducted by the Polonnaruwa Crimes Division.

This operation was carried out following a complaint received by the IGP.

He is due to be produced before the court.


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