Scamming has been going on for years in Jamaica and this has caused great effects on the country's name and the individuals living here. It is said that legislation
to prosecute persons involved in the illegal lottery scam will be passed
by the end of March 2013. The Law Reform (Fraudulent Transactions) (Special
Provisions) Act, 2012, was tabled in the House of Representatives on
February 26 by Minister of National Security, Hon. Peter Bunting.
Persons living abroad who have fallen victim to scamming will also be allowed
testimony in a Jamaican court via video link, which will allow victims who are often unwilling or
unable to travel to Jamaica to give evidence in the criminal trial of
scammers, can give their testimony from their home jurisdiction.
In : Jamaica