Jamaican police and US authorities are seeking the arrest of five men whom they say are conspirators of Lavrick Willocks.

Willocks was arrested on the weekend and is now facing extradition.

US officials say Willocks is the key figure in a 14-person federal indictment in North Dakota targeting lottery scammers.

The conspirators are 23-year-old Mario Hines, 26-year-old Akil Gray, 34-year-old Gregory Gooden, 29-year-old Tristan Fisher, and 37-year-old and Gareth Billings.

If you have information on the whereabouts of any of these men, contact the Jamaica Constabulary Force or the US Marshals at 1-800-336-0102.

Willocks allegedly led a ring which defrauded tens of millions of dollars from elderly Americans.

He was caught hiding in the garden at a hotel in Kingston, during a major operation early yesterday morning.

Police say they seized USD$10,000, JMD$148,000, several electronics devices and jewelry, from his hotel room.

US officials say Willocks was busted after brave Jamaicans provided critical intelligence on the locations that he frequented

US Ambassador to Jamaica, Luis Moreno, says the arrest is the culmination of many hours of investigation by U.S. and Jamaican law enforcement officers.

He says together with Jamaican partners, the US will continue to bring lotto scammers to justice, for preying on America’s most vulnerable citizens.

Willocks is to face an extradition hearing tomorrow.

Meanwhile…The Head of the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, CTOC, says Willocks has been on their radar for over seven years.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Clifford Chambers says he’s been a person of interest since 2012.

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