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PM’s name misused for Bitcoin scam, reports lodged

MACC and MCMC also asked to inviestigate fake personal email to GLC management seeking support for Mahathir's administration.

Ex-Credit Suisse banker admits kickbacks in Mozambique scam

Andrew Pearse is the second former Credit Suisse banker to plead guilty in the fraud and money-laundering scam.

US$117 billion Chinese wealth management firm claims it was scammed

The asset manager of Noah holdings faces mounting questions about whether it overlooked risks when steering clients into questionable high-yield investment products.

Student loses RM19,000 to investment scam via WhatsApp

Police say the student had used his father's EPF savings after receiving an investment message.

Woman loses RM3 mil to man she met on dating site

The 51-year-old victim had been promised marriage and was asked to take part in a multi-million dollar business venture.

Supervisor loses RM79,636 in online loan scam

Man who wanted to apply for RM500,000 loan paid RM79,363 into 13 bank accounts as 'administration' fee.

Chinese family say they were scammed over US$6.5 mil Stanford payment

The student's mother says she was duped into believing the sum was a legitimate donation that would go towards Stanford's staff salaries and scholarship programme.

Scammers now using Guan Eng’s name

'Parcel scam' comes to light after potential victim from the Philippines contacts finance ministry.

Sabah police arrest man selling fake ID cards to illegals

Cops say the man, who had collected the money from people, had yet to issue any card.

If travel fare is too low, it’s probably a scam

The National Consumer Complaints Centre received 3,590 complaints from such victims in 2017 alone.

Never again, says wife of Sabahan after ordeal in Cambodian prison

Chong Su Kyun is grateful to be reunited with his family, while his wife says she will not allow him to look for jobs overseas anymore.

Scam alert! Check your empty units, everyone

Unscrupulous people are renting out empty units at rock-bottom prices to unsuspecting tenants without the knowledge of the actual property owners.

Check on your children’s jobs, parents told after detention of Malaysians...

Youngsters are easily lured by promises of high salaries, says a government official.

Former West Ham defender jailed after car sale scam

Former Czech Republic international Tomas Repka has had a string of brushes with the law since his retirement in 2014, including for drink driving.

Letters asking for RM50,000 to ‘close case’ not from us, says...

MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki says the agency does not issue letters to offer to close any purported cases.

2 BN leaders may be involved in loan shark activities, claims...

KL Consumer Protection Society states they are in the midst of referring the case to the AG and is also filing a civil suit.

Sabah stranded seamen get help at last

Immigration Department has retrieved the foreigners' passports and NGOs have offered help to claim their salaries and other payments.

How to smell a scam from a mile away

With scammers improving old tactics with new ideas to target our vulnerabilities, we must learn smart ways to protect ourselves against them.

Cops shut down call centre scamming Chinese nationals

Among the 99 people arrested during the recent raid were a 'Datuk Seri' and a 14-year-old.

RM83mil lost to ‘love scammers’ so far this year

A total of 1,301 people swindled by African-led syndicate which preyed on lonely, middle-aged women.

Vincent Tan denies investing RM1 billion in stocks trading platform

The tycoon says this isn't the first time his name has been used without his knowledge to lend credibility to online investment schemes and scams.

Trump dismisses Woodward book as a ‘joke’

The president took to Twitter with a preemptive round of attacks, denouncing as fiction Woodward's reconstruction of scenes in which frustrated aides scramble to contain the mercurial president's reckless impulses.

Penang law firm cheated us of RM2 mil, claims group of...

The money was entrusted to the legal firm for purchase of properties.

Call from ‘High Court’ sees pensioner losing RM30,000

Victim was told her name had been used to start a company and her bank account would be frozen by Bank Negara.

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