Daily Mirror – The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today lodged a complaint with the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) in connection with a fraudulent attempt to transfer US$ 5.5 million, connected to broadcasting rights of the England tour, to an offshore account.

Summary

  • The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today lodged a complaint with the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) in connection with a fraudulent attempt to transfer US$ 5.5 million, connected to broadcasting rights of the England tour, to an offshore account.
  • In a statement, the SLC said its CEO Ashley De Silva lodged the complaint under the direction of Sports Minister Faiszer Musthapa to probe the attempted fraud.
  • The SLC said it was able to avoid the fraudulent attempt to transfer US$ 5.5 million of SLC’s Media Rights Sponsorship funds, which was due from an International Media Network; to an offshore account.
  • The SLC said the fraudulent act was found, before it was executed through bogus means.
  • The SLC under the instructions of the CEO, have decided to launch an audit inquiry into all the financial transactions, conducted during the past one year period.


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