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Higher Education scam in Mt. Lavinia busted

Staff Writer

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A 39-year-old Pakistani woman was arrested in Mount Lavinia for defrauding money by claiming she was capable of sending individuals to Canada for higher education.

The suspect is believed to have defrauded over 1.57 million.

Police said, the arrest was made by officers attached the Mount Lavinia Special Crimes Division. She will be produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrates Court today (July 13).

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