Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Rise in fraud cases

KUCHING: Love, non-existent loans and e-commerce fraud cases saw a drastic increase of 68.42 percent during the first three months of this year, registering losses estimated at RM11 million. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail said during the period under...

Heed warning on scams

KUCHING: Public complacency and ignorance towards scam syndicates are among the main reasons why scams continue to occur. According to Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail, the people are aware of the syndicates but some do not consider the matter...

Three detained for using fake Datuk, Datin titles

MELAKA: Three people, including a married couple, became the first individuals in the country to be detained under the Offences Relating to the Awards Act 2017, after allegedly using fake 'Datuk' and 'Datin' titles as well as organising a dinner for the elite association and...

Man nabbed for sale of non-existent property

Land sale scam KUCHING: Police have arrested a man they believe is involved in three cases of fraudulent sales of a non-existent piece of land in Santubong. Kuching deputy police chief, Supt Merbin Lisa said on Jan 8 this year, police...

40 months’ jail, whipping for fraud

KUCHING: A 39-year-old man was sentenced to 40 months in jail and six strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to fraud for the payment of driving class fees on Friday (Sept 25). Sarawak Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID)...

‘Don’t be fooled by bank scammers’

KUCHING: The public is urged to be more careful and not be fooled by the various methods of scams by fraud syndicates which have occurred recently these days. Kuching district acting police chief Supt Merbin Lisa said that currently, Maybank...

Man loses RM226k to Macau Scam

MIRI: An elderly man ended up poorer by RM226,450 after the victim was duped by a Macau Scam syndicate. He lost the money after being told that a package containing his photo, credit card and identification card was being used...

Manager loses RM66,695 in parcel scam

KUANTAN: A company manager from Raub claimed to have lost RM66,695 to a parcel scam syndicate early this month.   Pahang Commercial Criminal Investigation head Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof said the 27-year-old victim recently befriended a woman who claimed to be residing in...

Police report lodged against fraud syndicate

KUCHING: A police report was filed against a fraud syndicate which used the identity of Betong MP Datuk Robert Lawson Chuat in a bid to solicit a sum of RM4,900 from Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam on Sunday. Razi, when contacted, said the scammer...
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