Scammers in their sights

Scammers beware: DCP Sasikala says the pandemic has been a very profitable time for scammers but the cops are hot on the trail of these criminal syndicates. — LOW BOON TAT/The Star

THE fight against scammers never ends, and only gets harder as technology advances. For those in the Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID), working on these crimes is challenging, especially when it comes to building prosecutable cases against syndicates.

Finding a link between criminal and victim takes time and technical know-how. And with the Covid-19 pandemic leading to countless lost jobs, many victims are falling for the allure of quick, easy money.

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