DPM: 4,673 women fell victims to love scams over last three years


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  • Thursday, 19 May 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 4,673 love-lorn women here were duped into parting with RM182.3mil after falling victims to online love scams over the last three years.

The number of women duped by such scams may be much higher as victims feared shame and ridicule if they came forward, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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