A foreigner, who duped thousands of youth by promising jobs in Italy was arrested by the Colombo Fraud Division yesterday.
According to a senior Police officer of the Colombo Fraud Division, this man had promised white collar jobs in Italy and collected millions of rupees from Sri Lankan job seekers.
The man was living in a luxury apartment in Colombo.
Police however said that the man has not settled the rent of his apartment.
The officer said they had received thousands of complaints against this man who was overstaying his visa.