KUALA LUMPUR: A 27-year-old unemployed woman has claimed trial at three magistrate's courts here to five counts of cheating five people of more than RM200,000.
In the first court before magistrate Mahyudin Mohmad Som, Inez Lau Yin Ling was charged with cheating a 46-year-old woman by telling her that she had transferred RM26,000 into the victim's bank account to buy two diamond rings.
Lau was also accused of duping a 30-year-old man into believing that she was interested in buying a Breitling watch and a Tag Heuer watch worth RM37,000 using a fake receipt.
The offences were allegedly committed at the St Mary Residences in Jalan Tengah here on March 3 and at Mid Valley in Brickfields here on March 12 respectively.
The accused was then brought before magistrate Maizatul Munirah Abd Rahman where she was charged with cheating another 33-year-old man.
Lau had dishonestly deceived the victim into believing that she wanted to buy a branded watch worth RM80,000 using a fake receipt.
She also faced second charge of duping 79-year-old victim into buying a Rolex watch and a Royal Wedding coin collection using a forged receipt.
Lau allegedly committed the offence at the Bangsar South Camille Service Residence in Brickfields on Jan 10 and at the Mac Cafe Intermark in Jalan Tun Razak here on Feb 7.
Finally, Lau faced one cheating charge before magistrate Siti Radziah Kamarudin.
She was accused of cheating a 38-year-old woman into believing that she was interested in buying a Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch from Aida for RM59,000 at the Decanter restaurant in Brickfields here on Feb 4.
The accused was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code for cheating.
Lau who was unrepresented, was denied bail.
The three courts set May 17, 18 and 24 for mention respectively.
Nur Farah Adilah Noordin, Amirul Asyraf Abdul Rashid and K. Vasugi were the deputy public prosecutors.