Tag: Macau Scam
The Taiwanese man was detained during one of his monthly visits.
She transfers her life savings to new account provided by scammers after being told her bank account had been compromised in a drug deal.
The woman, aged 54, was told she had been involved in a drug-smuggling syndicate.
Authorities say retirees with substantial savings are the most vulnerable.
Cops also seized over RM30,000 in cash and dozens of bank account books.
Jumlah ini meningkat berbanding tempoh sama tahun lepas melibatkan 862 kes dengan kerugian berjumlah RM25.8 juta.
Among the 99 people arrested during the recent raid were a 'Datuk Seri' and a 14-year-old.
Police also arrested 48 suspects, including a Malaysian and over 40 Chinese nationals.
Police say the 48-year-old woman was tricked into making a total of nine transactions in eight days.
Kebanyakan pemilik akaun ditahan terdiri daripada wanita rata-rata mempunyai hubungan dengan dalang.
JK Associates' Khen Han Ming says rise in Malaysians getting caught over involvement in Macau Scam syndicates is due to proactive action by Thai authorities.
Bukit Aman says more Malaysians are heading to Thailand to con fellow countrymen.
Police say he has a previous record for a drug-related offence.
Four other Malaysians are detained by Thai immigration for questioning.
Berdasarkan maklumat yang disampaikan oleh Kedutaan Malaysia di Thailand, polis Thai menyerbu sebuah kondominium di kawasan Bangna semalam dan menahan 5 lagi rakyat Malaysia serta lelaki Taiwan berusia 29 tahun, yang disyaki menjadi ketua sindiket itu.
Deputy Prime Minister says police and attorney-general to decide if existing laws should be amended or a new law drawn up to combat illegal gambling.
The victim was given a fake number to call Bank Negara.
Kes terbaru dilaporkan Jun lepas melibatkan seorang wanita berusia 64 tahun yang kerugian RM280,100.
The Chinese nationals had been operating from a bungalow in Ayer Keroh, Melaka, for two months.
Police say syndicate has made Malaysia the centre of its operations to dupe Chinese nationals.
This includes two locals who are believed to have managed the syndicate's operations, report says.
The suspects make phone calls saying they have not received payment for goods or services used by the victims who are Chinese nationals.
The scam involves making fake phone calls to victims by syndicate members posing as police officers or Bank Negara staff.
76 China and Taiwan natonals detained in Klang Valley and 21 in Penang for online fraud.