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Single mum loses RM494k to African scam

BINTULU: A single mother lost RM494,000 after she fell prey to an ‘African scam’ between March and May last year. Sarawak Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) chief Supt Maria Rasid said the victim in her 40s, had met a man…

Woman scammed of over RM5k

BINTULU: A 32-year-old woman lost RM5,320 after she was duped in a scam involving a non-existent money-lending company recently. Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili said the victim saw an advertisement on July 10 on Facebook. “The victim contacted the…

Cat lover scammed of RM11,550

SIBU: A nurse suffered a RM11,550 loss after she was conned to purchase a non-existent imported pet cat last Sunday. District police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the victim, 25, came across an advertisement published by a user named…

Love smitten woman loses RM418K

KUANTAN: A ‘love bitten’ woman cleared out RM418,400 from her mother’s bank account all because of her lover whom she only met via a social media application. Revealing the case, Pahang Commercial Crime Investigation Department chief Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd…

Conned RM25k by friend in disguise

SIBU: A suspect who disguised as a friend succeeded in conning an accountant of RM25,000. The 50-year-old female victim on Wednesday (Jan 20) received a phone call from a man known as ‘Kevin’ whom she mistook for her friend, said…

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