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April 13, 2018 8:11 AM Singapore man charged with robbing Malaysian of S$365,000 cash in bitcoin scam

The scammer purportedly bought nearly S$80,000 worth of branded goods with the money he robbed from his victims. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, April 13 — Looking to cash in on the fever for cryptocurrency, a 36-year-old man allegedly came up with a bitcoin scam, where he planned to rob his victims. Posing as prospective sellers, the unemployed man and his accomplice 7

March 28, 2018 11:52 PM Lazio fall for 2-million euro hacking scam

MILAN: Lazio have reportedly fallen for an email scam and paid two million euros (RM 9,511,913.16) of the final instalment for defender Stefan de Vrij's transfer from Dutch club Feyenoord to fraudsters. Italian newspaper Il Tempo reported on Wednesday that hackers with knowledge of the deal tricked the Serie A club into paying the money into the wrong 7

March 28, 2018 3:27 PM Lazio fall for €2m hacking scam, says report

Lazio have reportedly fallen for an email scam and paid €2 million (RM9.5 million) of the final instalment for defender Stefan de Vrij’s transfer from Dutch club Feyenoord to fraudsters. — Reuters picMILAN, March 28 — Lazio have reportedly fallen for an email scam and paid €2 million (RM9.5 million) of the final instalment for defender Stefan de Vrij’s 8

March 12, 2018 9:31 AM Cambodia arrests 100 suspects over China telecoms fraud

The suspects will likely be deported back to China. — Reuters picPHNOM PENH, March 12 — Cambodian police today arrested 100 Chinese people suspected of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, a senior official said. China has been battling telecoms fraud for years, with the losses to victims running into billions of dollars, authorities 15

March 10, 2018 10:10 AM Thai police arrest two Malaysians in call centre scam

Thai police swooped in on two Malaysian men suspected of withdrawing money on behalf of a call centre scam syndicate. — iStock.com pic via AFPBANGKOK, March 10 — Thai police swooped in on two Malaysian men suspected of withdrawing money on behalf of a call centre scam syndicate at the Petchaburi province in central Thailand yesterday. The Malaysians 14

March 5, 2018 10:41 AM Police: 44 ‘money mules’ nabbed, involving RM17.29m in losses

Bukit Aman Commercial CID has arrested 44 individuals believed to be holding ‘mule accounts’ after their accounts were involved in several cases of cybercrime in a first mule account operation this year. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Bukit Aman Commercial CID has arrested 44 individuals believed to be holding ‘mule accounts’ after their accounts were involved 7

February 20, 2018 2:42 PM Beware of job scam using UM’s name

The Dewan Tuanku Canselor at Universiti Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, October 27, 2014. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Members of the public should beware a scam offering jobs through the e-mail using Universiti Malaya’s (UM) name. In a statement today, UM said the scam involved an e-mail titled ’Employment offer letter from University 13

February 20, 2018 2:06 PM Joint operation rescues 11 Thais from Macau Scam syndicate in KL

BANGKOK, Feb 20 — Eleven Thai nationals believed to have been forced to work for a Taiwanese-led “Macau Scam” syndicate in Kuala Lumpur were rescued in a joint operation by the Malaysian and Thailand Police here today. In the raid conducted by Malaysian Police following intelligence by Thai Police on a 10-storey building in Sri Petaling, five Taiwanese 13

February 18, 2018 12:11 PM Three held in India bank scandal, lenders may take US$3b hit

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: India’s federal police detained two employees of Punjab National Bank, the state-run lender that says it has been the victim of a US$1.77 billion (RM6.9 billion) fraud, in the first arrests in a fast-widening investigation into the country’s biggest-ever bank scam. Gokulnath Shetty and Manoj Kharat are suspected of steering fraudulent 16

February 13, 2018 3:08 PM KPDNKK busts online store selling fake branded items

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) office in Terengganu crippled an online business scam involving fake Adidas branded products. Its director Saharuddin Mad Kia said the operation conducted yesterday was based on information from a purchaser who found he was deceived after purchasing two pairs of Adidas 9