Bungalow used for online gambling


HULU LANGAT: Police arrested 31 people, including four Chinese nationals, during a raid on an online gambling call centre here.

The syndicate has rented a three-storey bungalow deep inside a gated and guarded community to avoid detection.

Dirty dealings: Some of the suspects covering their faces during the raid on the online gambling call centre in Taman Hulu Langat Jaya.Dirty dealings: Some of the suspects covering their faces during the raid on the online gambling call centre in Taman Hulu Langat Jaya.

Bukit Aman Commercial Crimes Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob said following a tip-off, police raided the house in Taman Hulu Langat Jaya around 3.30pm yesterday.

“Initial investigations showed the suspects are operating an online gambling call centre and it is also part of a bogus online auction racket, ” he said when met at the scene.

The syndicate members are paid up to RM3,000 each monthly and the racket has raked in RM2mil over the past two months.

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