The Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, MOCA, this afternoon laid additional charges on a former Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, official, Christopher Moore.

Moore, is accused of defrauding the Government of more than 1-billion dollars in revenues.

MOCA has announced that Moore has been hit with six additional counts of breaches of the Cyber Crimes Act.

Moore was an Information Technology technician at the TAJ.

In July he was arrested and charged under the Cyber crimes Act.

He was remanded when he appeared in the Half-Way-Tree Criminal Court on July 5.

Moore was nabbed in a joint operation involving MOCA and the Revenue Protection Division, RPD, of the Ministry of Finance.

Allegations are that staff members of the TAJ, in collusion with taxpayers, and other members of the public, committed “unlawful acts” resulting in significant losses to the Revenue Department.

Moore, was charged under Sections 3 and 6 of the Cybercrimes Act.

He’s accused of orchestrating unauthorized access to computer programmes or data and unauthorized interception of computer function or service.

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