Minister of Foreign Employment and Labour Manusha Nanayakkara said a complaint has been lodged at the CID on allegations of financial fraud regarding caregiver job opportunities in Israel.
Nanayakkara, in a statement said the complaint was lodged by officials of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE).
“We have received several complaints about individuals collecting money under the guise of helping obtain jobs under the programme to send Sri Lankans to Israel as caregivers. A complaint has been filed at the CID against this and we will not hesitate to take legal actions against those involved in the scam,” he said.
The minister further said that affected persons can file complaints as well and he would provide support to catch the real culprits behind the scam.