Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Call centre employee booked on fraud charges

A call centre employee who was reportedly seen distributing the personal information of overseas clients, has been slapped with fraud-related charges by detectives attached to the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA).

The accused man is 21-year-old Javier Smith of Burnside Valley in St Andrew.

He was charged on Friday, June 28, with three counts under the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) (Special Provisions) Act, according to a release that was published on MOCA's website.

According to reports, Smith, who is employed to a prominent call centre, was held in possession of and seen distributing personal information belonging to clients overseas from the company’s domain, to an external source.

He was subsequently arrested and charged.

The case was mentioned in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday, July 3, according to MOCA.

However, no details of the court proceedings were provided by MOCA.

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