Korean online gambling ring busted in KL condo


KUALA LUMPUR: A condominium unit in Seputeh, believed to be used as an online gambling call centre for clients in South Korea, has been raided by police.

Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar said a team from Brickfields and City police CID raided the place at about 5.15pm on Thursday and arrested five men.

“The suspects are aged between 25 and 40. We seized four mobile phones, six computer monitors, three central processing units, three keyboards, three mouse, one access card and two modems.

“Our checks revealed the premises was used to conduct online gambling activities for clients in Korea, ” he said yesterday.

He said the syndicate used the instant messaging service Telegram to conduct its operations.

“All the suspects will be remanded to help with further investigations, ” he said, urging the public not to get involved in such activities.

Anyone with information can contact the Brickfields police hotline at 03-2297 9222, the City police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or go to the nearest police station.

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