Cops cripple online gambling ring, six China nationals arrested


KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled an online gambling ring after raiding an apartment in Mont Kiara.

Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar said a team from Brickfields CID raided the premises at around 7pm on Saturday (Feb 6).

"We arrested four men and two women aged between 20 and 30, all China nationals.

"We also seized three laptops, 10 mobile phones, three mice, one keyboard, three USB modems and three modems during the raid," he said in a statement on Sunday (Feb 7).

He said investigations revealed that the syndicate has been conducting online gambling services for clients in China.

"We have classified the case under Section 4(1)(g) of the Common Gaming Houses Act and Section 39(b) and Section 6(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1963.

"We advise the public to refrain from being involved in such activities," he said, adding that stern action would be taken against those who break the law.

Those with information on such activities should contact the Brickfields police hotline at 03-2297 9222 or the City police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or go to the nearest police station.

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