> Cops hunt robber masquerading as postman
Police have formed a special unit to go after a man who masquerades as a postman to rob his victims. The suspect lures his victims out of the house by asking them to sign a courier receipt before robbing them. He is believed to have committed at least three robberies in the USJ and Subang Jaya area over the past three months. The latest incident was in SS14, Subang Jaya, where a 70-year-old lady fell prey and lost about RM12,000.
> Online banking: Retiree loses RM70,000 pension fund
A 57 year-old retiree, Johari Che Ismail, has lodged a police report in Setiu, Terengganu, after RM70,000 disappeared from his bank account. The senior citizen was attempting to withdraw RM500 from an ATM machine, but was shocked to see only RM42 in his account. A check with the bank staff found that someone had used online banking to transfer money out from the victim's account.
> Sick ctogenarian lose two sons in a day
An octogenarian lost two sons - one to liver-related disease and other to a fire - on the same day in Hualian, Taiwan. Her third son had earlier been diagnosed with liver-related disease before he succumbed to his illness on Tuesday. Several hours later, a fire broke out at the woman’s house but she was moved to safety at about 5pm. However, her mentally challenged son was not so lucky as he was perished in the blaze.